Chemistry behind steroids and short term/long term impact on human body
Mechanism of action inside the body 4
Short term and long term Impacts on the human body 5
Positive impacts 5
Adverse impacts 6
Works Cited 7
The term steroid was coined by Callow and Young for a particular type of compounds containing hydrogenated cyclopentenophenanthrene-ring scheme. Steroids develop naturally inside the body. These compounds are associated chemically with cholesterol. Steroids include sterols, cardiac aglycones, bile acids, certain poisons and saponins (Schoenheimer and Evans Jr 139).
There are various types of steroids with different applications. Corticosteroids have a positive impact on the human body and are Continue reading...