The most common are the "anabolic steroids" which are a chemically made form of the male sex hormone, testosterone. Young people, particularly males, use steroids to help them perform better in athletics, increase their muscle size, and change their appearance. Steroids are illegal without a doctors prescription.
- the person may become aggressive, edgy, impatient and paranoid
- the person may experience mood swings
- the person may experience headaches, nosebleeds, stomach aches, acne, increased blood pressure and heart beat