Not shortly after Roger Maris record was broken, another baseball player, Jason Giambi and various other athletes were either suspected of, or proven to have, taken anabolic steroids. Again, Congress convened a hearing, and just as they did the first time in 1990, they did not determine that steroids were a danger, but rather that the danger was more in protecting professional sports organizations. The updated statute has been updated to proscribe pro-hormones also The definition of an anabolic steroid as defined currently in the United States under (41)(A) is that "anabolic steroid" means any drug or hormonal substance, chemically and pharmacologically related to testosterone (other than estrogens , progestins, corticosteroids, and dehydroepiandrosterone (7).
Even though anabolic steroids do not cause the same high as other drugs, they can lead to addiction. Studies have shown that animals will self-administer steroids when they have the chance, just as they do with other addictive drugs. People may continue to abuse steroids despite physical problems, high costs to buy the drugs, and negative effects on their relationships. These behaviors reflect steroids' addictive potential. Research has further found that some steroid users turn to other drugs, such as opioids, to reduce sleep problems and irritability caused by steroids.
There are a number of steps that must be followed to conduct a safe and proper intramuscular injection. First, before handling needles or vials, the user must take a full shower. Then an alcohol swab should be used to clean the injection site and another alcohol swab should be used to clean the rubber stopper on the top of the bottle. Then, take a new syringe, remove the upper part of the plastic, draw approximately 2 ccs of air into it and insert it into the bottle of your anabolic product. Inject this air into the vial, which will create pressure in the bottle and make the drawing of oil-based preparations easier. Then turn the vial head down and slowly pull the oil until you have at least 1 / 4 cc.