Argumentative Speech On The Use Of Steroids

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Purpose: By the end of my speech, the audience will be influenced concerning the negative effects of steroids on human health which led to illegalizing this kind of drugs.  Introduction: Nowadays steroids are spread all over, and the use of these drugs had disrupted the life of many athletes. One example is an athlete “Taylor Hooton “who found dead on July 15 in his apartment. Actually, he wasn’t the first to kill himself. The investigators related his death to the use of anabolic steroids. At first, he started to feel euphoria upon consuming the drugs. Then, when he tried to stop them, he faced different problems such as depression, low self esteem, and the inability to concentrate. At the end, he chose to commit suicide. So what’s the issue behind this? Some of the facts were conducted concerning anabolic steroids. In1976 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took the action of banning the use of steroids. Also, in 1987 - The National Football League started to test the players whether they consume steroids or not. In addition, in January 11, 2008 - Marion Jones was sentenced for six months since he lied to the investigators about using these drugs.  Central idea: Since steroids had caught the attention of many athletes who have tried to use them for the purpose of being a better player, it’s good to know the negative effects on human health behind their uses through various examples from the real life.  Preview: we must take a stand to defend banning of these
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