Q. Which of the following is/are the impacts of anabolic steroids?
a.Cause acne and hairfall
b.Growth of breasts in men
c.Paranoia and impaired judgement
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Anabolic steroids are essentially lab-made versions of the male hormone testosterone and have a similar effect of increasing muscle mass as the natural hormone does.
Potential impacts are;
Use of anabolic steroids in the short-term can cause acne and hairfall. Extended misuse of the substance can also lead to gynaecomastia (growth of breasts in men) and erectile dysfunction.
In women, it can lead to growth of facial hair. It may also cause extreme anger, paranoia, and impaired judgement
Source: Indian Express