Steroids are basically substances which help in providing effects such as weight loss, enhancing endurance, speed, strength increasing muscle mass and much more. It also helps curing certain diseases, pain and inflammation. There are basically two type of steroids are present anabolic and corticosteroids. The primary mechanism of steroids is simple process which involves the secretion and regulation of particular hormones.
Hormones are the substances which are produce naturally in our body. It consists of whole endocrine system. These hormones help in nourishing cell, development of organs, tissues and whole body. They also help in stimulate the mood of a person. Hormone such as estrogen and testosterone helps in producing primary character and sexual characters of an individual. Their secretion depends on several factors such as biological, environmental, physical and mental factors. In some cases, due to involvement of these factor hormones amount exceed more than the limit or produced in very less amount. This cause the situation known as hormonal dysfunction and results in many disorders and diseases which can become severe if doesn’t paid attention to it. To serve for this purpose, many companies and organization started producing steroids which are synthetic in nature and consist of many benefits. The primary mechanism of steroids is same as that of hormones. Corticosteroids such as methylprednisolone, cortisone and prednisone are manmade and often called as steroids. These are available in different form which includes tablets, pills, injection, skin creams and eye or ear drop. After consuming these pills they started reducing the inflammation of body. Inflammation is the process through which white blood cells helps in protecting body from foreign infection and substances which try to harm the body. Sometimes these diseases become so overpower that they control inflammation and forces it to work against body and damages it. Symptoms of inflammation are excessive redness, swelling, warmth and pain. Steroids help in decreasing the synthesis of such chemicals which causes inflammation. Decrease in inflammation also helps in reducing pain and swelling and result in relaxation.
Some of the steroids such as anabolic steroids help in enhancing or reducing certain things from our body. Steroids like Clenbuterol helps in reducing weight or burning calories. They regulated central nervous system and stimulate beta2 receptors present in adipose tissues which are also known as fat tissues. Due to this stimulation fat is converted into free fatty acid and thus leads in burning of fat or calories. Some steroids like Anavar and Winstrol helps in increasing the testosterone in the body which also help in treating hypogonadism and produces effects which help in increasing body mass and strength. Due to these effects they are very popular in athletes and body builders. These steroids should be taken on right time and at right amount. It is recommended to take it on doctor’s advice, as steroids have some side effects which can become severe later. Some of the common side effects they produce are
- Weight gain
- Increase or decrease in appetite
- Muscle weakness
- Swelling and water retention
- Puffy, swollen face
- Mood swings
- High blood pressure
- Blurry vision
- Restlessness or nervousness
- Stomach irritation
- Difficulty sleeping
- Reduced resistance to infections