Appearance- and performance-enhancing drugs disrupt the normal production of hormones in the body, causing both reversible and irreversible changes. These changes include infertility and testicle shrinkage in men as well as body hair growth and male-pattern baldness in women.
Drugs that can cause hormonal problems:
- steroids (appearance- and performance-enhancing drugs)
Cite this article
NIDA. (2017, March 23). Health Consequences of Drug Misuse. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/health-consequences-drug-misuse