Anabolic steroids shrink the brain

Weightlifters now have another reason to avoid anabolic steroids after new research found the drugs are associated with cerebral atrophy.

It’s well known that anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are linked to cardiovascular and psychiatric complications, but this latest investigation shows brain volume and cortical thickness can also be affected.

This can lead to accelerated brain ageing, cognitive decline

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