Should Steroids Be Banned Research Paper

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Anabolic steroids are a group of powerful drugs or compounds that duplicate the function of the male sex hormone Testosterone. They are used medically to treat certain kinds of anemia, severe burns, endocrine problems, and some types of breast cancer. Research has shown that they increase lean muscle mass, strength, and increase the ability to train harder and longer. Anabolic steroids can be administered in the body orally, injected into the vein with a needle in cycles of weeks or months, or they can be inhaled. Anabolic steroids can be addictive the the body, and if used improperly, can cause many negative side effects. They are used by medicine to treat medical conditions, and athletes to increase their performance. Steroids come with …show more content…

I do not believe that steroids should be legalized in competition because it would give an unfair advantage to those who choose to use the drug. For the athletes that choose no to use the drug, they are more likely to lose. Steroids are already used for what they need to be used for legally. Currently, in medicine, they are a medication used to treat certain conditions. They are legally used for a good reason and when someone abuses them for the wrong reasons, than it becomes an addictive drug. Athletes who abuse them use them the wrong way. They use them to get an upper hand n competition and take advantage of what steroids can do for them, and who are willing to use them under the medical risks that come with using them. Athletes who use them like that are using to enhance muscle mass, and give them an energy boots so they can train linger and harder. They are using them fr all the wrong reasons when there are healthier ways to enhance muscle mass and get better at something without the aid of drugs. I strongly believe that using steroids is cheating in competition. Steroids are only legal if a doctor prescribes the,. Doctors will only prescribe a patient with steroids if the patient requires bone marrow stimulation, needs artificial indiction of male puberty, decides to become transgender or any other medical condition listed in paragraph

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