Androgenic Effect Of Steroids
They include faster muscle repair, quicker recovery time after workouts. The androgenic effects are primarily responsible for secondary sexual characteristics in men, including facial hair, deepening of the voice, sex organ development, as well as aggression. Anabolic steroids are more geared towards the anabolic effects - they do more towards the anabolic side - hence the name anabolic steroids.
Anabolic steroids do have good uses, as previously mentioned. They can help people made weak from chemotherapy or people with AIDS and other diseases. So, they are manufactured by pharmaceutical companies and are available legally only by prescription. Because they are not available without a prescription, most steroids used by athletes are smuggled, stolen or made in clandestine