Breaking Bad Science

Episode 73 - Steroids Anabolics and Bulking Up

November 07, 2021 Daniel Episode 73
Breaking Bad Science
Episode 73 - Steroids Anabolics and Bulking Up
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What causes a person to be so convinced they need to run faster, jump higher, or lift more that their own muscle tears their tendons from the bone? Combine that with something that can make a person lose impulse control and go into a rage bad enough to end like Chris Benoit and you really only have one possibility. So what are Steroids? Roids? Anabolics? Join hosts Shanti and Danny as we discuss what they are and what are their uses and misuses?

References

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  2. Salamin, O., et. al.; Erythropoietin as a Performance-Enhancing Drug: Its Mechanistic Basis, Detection, and Potential Adverse Effects. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. Mar-2018. 15:464 (75 - 87). Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mce.2017.01.033
  3. Wheeler, T.; Bulk Up Your Steroid Smarts. WebMD. 30-Jul-2021. https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/ss/slideshow-steroids-101
  4. Piacentino, D., et. al.; Anabolic-androgenic Steroid Use and Psychopathology in Athletes. A Systematic Review. Current Neuropharmacology. Jan-2015. 13:1 (101 - 121). Doi: https://doi.org/10.2174/1570159x13666141210222725
  5. Unger, C.; Hormone Therapy for Transgener Patients. Translational Andrology and Urology. Dec-2016. 5:6 (877 - 884). Doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.21037%2Ftau.2016.09.04
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