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Should steroid users be scared after the Oscar Pistorius case?

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  • Feb 22, 2013, 16:26 PM IST
Should steroid users be scared after the Oscar Pistorius case?
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The Oscar Pistorius case recently underwent a gigantic twist when ‘bags and bags of steroids’ were found at the paralympic athlete’s place according to a report in ‘The Sun’.

Oscar Pistorius was under investigation for the ‘killing’ of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Now, should it be blamed on roid rage?
Roid rage is dangerously aggressive behavior caused by taking large doses of steroids.  

Let’s have a look at the world of steroids, their side effects and what happens when large doses of steroids are consumed: 

 

 

 

 

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    Should steroid users be scared after the Oscar Pistorius case?

    Stories about athletes and steroids pop up now and then in the news keeping them infamously under the radar—of course more for their side effects than their positive usage. Steroids promise bold results—like boosting muscle quantity and improving the body’s ability to run, lift weights, jump and have more stamina.

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    Should steroid users be scared after the Oscar Pistorius case?

    Anabolic steroids, often referred to as roids are illegal when taken without prescription, but that is not the worst part about them. The side effects of steroids sometimes appear years after they are consumed in large doses. 

     

    The one crazy side effect of consuming steroid is aggressive behaviour and mood swings. It turns out that people who are most likely to experience roid rage are also most likely to be extremely angry, hostile or violent even before steroid usage. 

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    Should steroid users be scared after the Oscar Pistorius case?

    Suggesting that roid rage may occur in people who already showcase violent behaviour which means that they have violent tendencies without steroids too and hence their actions cannot be blamed on Roids. 

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    Should steroid users be scared after the Oscar Pistorius case?

    Steroid addiction is a dangerous affair and can ruin people’s lives. Keep check for these symptoms of steroid usage by your dear ones:

    ·         Mood swings

    ·         Acne and oily skin

    ·         Sudden increase in muscle mass

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