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Anabolic Steroids

  • By: Rance McClain
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Anabolic steroids, more appropriately called anabol-ic/androgenic steroids, are synthetic and naturally occurring substances related to male sex hormones including testosterone. Anabolic steroids were first discovered in the 1930s. They have been used to treat conditions such as ...

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