Steroids are used legally as well as illegally to gain muscles in sports by athletes and bodybuilders. They use it to boost energy and improve their physique. Steroids are also used by healthcare department to treat hormonal problems like delayed puberty. It can also be used to cure AIDS that leads to muscle loss.
There are two varieties of steroids that exist in the market. One is Corticosteroids that are used to cure medical ailments to decrease inflammation. This is either taken through mouth or injected in muscles. They treat diseases like –
Another steroid is anabolic/androgenic steroids. They help in manufacturing testosterone hormones in body. Androgenic is used in developing male characteristics, whereas, anabolic is used to increase muscles by production of protein. This steroid is unavailable without a medical prescription because if taken without guidance can leave immense side effects.
Oxandrolone is an androgenic/anabolic steroid which is taken with other medicines to gain weight. It is also needed to stop side effects because of lengthy dosages of steroids and to relieve pain in bone because of osteoarthritis. This steroid is friendly, as it doesn’t have any such major side effects that can hamper your body. It is the most well known steroid among females.
This anabolic/androgenic steroid is used for therapies such as-
The most important characteristic of this steroid is that, it does not stop working after the dosage is stopped. Hence, any off season athlete will not fear of gaining weight if taken this supplement.
This steroid is found in tablets and injections. However, most countries sell it in the form of powder. Although, it is not as frequently used as tablets and injections, yet it is said that powder is cheaper than other forms. Powder is manufactured in China. People buy this powder and sell it in the form of tablets, illegally.
Powder form is not taken raw in tablets. There are some other components added to it to avoid any major side effects. Powder is available in bulk online, which makes it cheaper. However, it is difficult to identify the quality of manufactured powder. Measurement of powder has to be accurate to avoid any kind of worse effects.