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									Anabolic Steroids side effects

There are specific side effects in males. These include gynocomastia which is the
appearance of female characteristics including breast development, sexual disfunction
and infertility and shrinking of the testicles (testicular atrophy).

Whether the steroids are used for medicinal or other reasons, they can produce many
unwanted side effects. These include:

              high blood pressure
              increased total cholesterol levels
              increased acne
              hair loss and baldness
              prostate cancer
              liver damage (often caused by high doses of oral administration)
              excessive growth of oral gums

In females, the side effects include an increase in body hair, a deepening of the voice, an
enlarge clitoris and a decrease in menstrual cycles.

Adolescents can experience stunted growth, quickened maturation of the bones,
hypergonadism, increased body hair and precocious sexual development.

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