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Steroids’ Effect on Teen Athletes

Despite the fact that anabolic steroids are illegal and can cause health problems, some teenage athletes are willing to use them anyway to help improve their muscle mass and strength. Maybe they believe that steroid use is their ticket to pro sports or a college scholarship. Tell your teen that the harmful effects of steroids are just not worth it.

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About Androstenedione

Androstenedione, commonly known as “andro,” is an anabolic steroid precursor–a non-muscle stimulating steroid hormone that can be converted by the body into another type of steroid that does stimulate muscle growth. Although androstenedione has been credited by a number of famous athletes, like Mark McGwire, for enhancing their athletic abilities, a large amount of research indicates that this is not only untrue, but using the hormone can cause serious side effects.