Types of Steroids

There are three different types of steroids used today:

 

                                                             

 

Anabolic steroid:

  • Most commonly abused
  • Function: To increase muscle mass and strength.

Cortico steroid:

  • Function: Artificial cortisone,
  • Medically injected to reduce Inflammation and injury.

Androgenic steroid:

  • Has an anabolic effect on bones, skeletal muscle and vocal chords.
  • Function: Used to treat muscle and bone degeneration.
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