More Teens Are Turning To Steroids, New Study Reveals

Article Date: 20 Nov 2012 – 0:00 PST


Teens are risking their health in order to “bulk up” and “get toned” by using anabolic steroids and drinking protein shakes, according to a recent report conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota and published in the journalPediatrics

During the study, experts administered a survey to more than 2,700 teens, from high schools in the Minneapolis area, who were all around 14 years old. They were asked whether they had taken part in any type of muscle building behaviors, such as altered eating behaviors, consumption of protein powders, steroid use, or increased exercise regimens. Read More…

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