• illicit
  • BOSTON, MA - Long-term illicit use of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) by recreational weightlifters may lead to reduced ventricular function, which may persist even after the drugs are stopped, warn US researchers based on their cross-sectional cohort study. (natap.org)
  • The issue of illicit steroid use is not confined to elite competitive athletes, Baggish observed, and "there's a misconception in the general population, as well as in the medical world, that the people you read about in the newspapers" are the ones who are the primary users of AAS. (natap.org)
  • Millions of individuals have used illicit anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), but the long-term cardiovascular associations of these drugs remain incompletely understood. (natap.org)
  • Most illicit steroids are smuggled into the U.S. from abroad. (healthrecovery.com)
  • Testosterone
  • Etiocholanolone, also known as 5β-androsterone, as well as 3α-hydroxy-5β-androstan-17-one or etiocholan-3α-ol-17-one, is an etiocholane (5β-androstane) steroid as well as an endogenous 17-ketosteroid that is produced from the metabolism of testosterone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anabolic steroids are synthetically produced variants of the naturally occurring male hormone testosterone that are abused in an attempt to promote muscle growth, enhance athletic or other physical performance, and improve physical appearance. (healthrecovery.com)
  • means
  • Some work that we did prior to this study, which was more epidemiologic in focus, suggested that approximately a million US men have a steroid dependence problem, which means that this is something that's affecting people in every community. (natap.org)
  • The Internet is the most widely used means of buying and selling anabolic steroids. (healthrecovery.com)
  • Manufacturer
  • Steroids are available in: Tablets and capsules, sublingual tablets, liquid drops, gels, creams, transdermal patches, subdermal implant pellets, and water-based and oil-based injectable solutions The appearance of these products varies depending on the type and manufacturer. (healthrecovery.com)