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Anabolic-androgenic steroids are synthetic hormones that imitate male sex hormones, specifically testosterone. They can be taken either as an injection or as a tablet.

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Steroids are used due to their anabolic effects that assist in the growth and repair of muscle tissue.

Source: Alcohol and Drug Foundation