Legal Anabolic Steroids -

What makes them legal?

Anabolic steroids are taken to increase the process of synthesis of proteins in the body. This increment also helps in the building process of cells tissues. This process is called anabolism and mostly it occurs in the muscles of the body. Anabolic steroids can be used to great effect for the treatment of various diseases in the patients. But on the other hand they are also used to increase the stamina and for performance enhancement by sportsmen. This way of using steroids is illegal and that is the main reason why almost all of the sport bodies around the world have banned the usage of steroids. In fact players are regularly and randomly tested for the usage of steroids and if someone is tested positive then there are severe punishments for them as well.

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Different countries have also different laws regarding the Anabolic steroids. For example in US they are categorized Schedule III drugs, which means that possessing such sort of drugs without the proper prescription of doctor can entitle you up to one year in jail. Similarly Canada, UK and Australia have also strict laws on possessing steroids without prescription. But there are countries where they are openly available and you can obtain them without any prescription such as Thailand and Mexico.

As told earlier that there are steroids which are used for the treatment of different diseases, these steroids are known as Legal Steroids. They are called as Legal Steroids because they cannot be obtained without the prescription of doctor. Although there is some sort of a doubt in the usage of steroids for medical purpose but doctors do advice taking legal steroids as they can have a good effect on the patients and the patients can recover more quickly with the help of them. Countries where these steroids are not available without doctor’s prescription, people go to black markets in search of them and purchase them illegally.

When you go to the doctor and the doctor has prescribed you with some sort of anabolic steroids, make sure that you have told the doctor about your medical history. You should tell the doctor about following things:

Sale and purchase of anabolic steroids are banned and can only be bought from the pharmacist on receipt of a prescription. Many of the athletic and bodybuilding competitions now have laid out complex and sophisticated methods of detecting drugs and anabolic steroids in the blood which if found positive, heavy fines and suspensions need to be dealt with. Even when such strict bans are associated with the use of anabolic steroids, still they are so commonly available everywhere round the world including the internet where it is sold and purchased illegally by as young as high school students.

  • If you have any kind of allergy from usage of anabolic steroids or from any other food.
  • If you are pregnant. Because during pregnancy no type of steroids should be used.
  • If you are breastfeeding.
  • If you are having some other abnormalities like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases or enlarged prostate etc.

There are many diseases or illnesses for which steroids are prescribed but that differs from person to person. Because each and every person has got their own problems and after carefully diagnosing those problems doctor advices the person according to the body requirement and also doctor would be careful that it would not harm any other body part and also they do not cause severe side effects. Some of the common diseases for which anabolic steroids are prescribed are as following:

  • In some cases of Anemia.
  • In treatment of some types of breast cancer.
  • If patient has lost quite a bit of weight after some serious injury or illness, then anabolic steroids are prescribed for the purpose of putting some weight.
  • When arms, legs, face, sexual organs or other body parts start swelling due to a hereditary disease of angioedema, anabolic steroids are prescribed.

Some of the common legal anabolic steroids which are prescribed in Canada and US are Oxnadrolone in the tablet form, oxymetholone in tablet form, Stanozolol in oral form, Nandrolone Decanoate in the form of injections.