Wednesday, 21 September 2011
General Side Effects Of Steroids In Women And The Psychological Side effects Caused By Steroids In Both Gender
The side effects of steroids make women to suffer more than men. Steroids make women to lose their feminine form and this is the major reason that women should not take steroids. Most of the women who take steroids look old and possess manly behavior. It not only affects external appearance of women but also changes women’s voice into masculine voice with deeper tone. There are many side effects of steroids when it is consumed by women. It affects the menstrual cycle of women by spotting and finally stops the cycle. They will possess male characteristics like wide jaw and deeper voice. There may be hair growth in areas like chin, chest and so on where women normally do not have hairs. Psychologically women are affected by steroids and they become aggressive, fight and shout at everyone. Steroids affect the development of fetus. It leads to adrenal genital syndrome in pregnant women. It disturbs the fetus by giving male reproductive organs to female child and female reproductive organs to male child. Therefore pregnant women must be careful in taking steroids. They should consult their doctor before taking the steroid. Steroids can also cause psychological side effects which cause changes in mood and emotions.
It leads to severe anger, confusion, depression and lead to suicidal temptations. These changes occur due to the increased level of testosterone than the normal level. Fears, anxiety, violence, anger, wandering of mind are the common psychological side effects of steroids. Men are more aggressive than women as steroids change the level of testosterone and men uses steroids to increase their aggressiveness. Thus the side effects of steroids are considered as a boost for power-lifters and body builders to lift heavier weights with their aggressiveness. Depression is the situation that arises due to the imbalance of androgen hormone in men and oestrogen hormone in women. Steroids affects the hormone levels in the body and this causes change in mood, tension and ultimately take a person to the depressed