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The Science Behind Why You Should Stop Chugging So Many Energy Drinks

Energy Drinks

We’ve all seen them before: the cans, small shots and uniquely packaged drinks that promise to give you an energy boost during the most important parts of your day. At first glance, it seems like a great idea: chug it down and get reinvigorated. But, if you go beyond wanting simply to stay alert and you begin to overindulge, you could wind up doing some serious harm to your body.… Continue Reading...

Body Image Disorders and Abuse of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids Among Men

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Harrison G. Pope Jr, MD1; Jag H. Khalsa, MS, PhD2; Shalender Bhasin, MB, BS3

During the last several decades, the image of the idealized male body in many countries has shifted toward a substantially higher level of muscularity. Bodybuilding competitors, male models, and even children’s action toys (eg, “G.I.… Continue Reading...

Fifth bodybuilder dies from steroids (?) in 4 months

Fifth bodybuilder dies in 4 months

GUJRANWALA – The Pakistani bodybuilders continue to die due to the use of steroids and the latest indecent happened in Gujranwala where 25-year-old Irfan Butt was the fourth one who lost his life.

Irfan lost his life due to allegedly use of steroids while death toll raised to five for using of steroids during the last four months.… Continue Reading...

Testosterone supplements (steroids) are birth control for men

Anyone who watches professional sports on TV is bombarded with commercials dealing with erectile dysfunction (ED).

But despite what the ads may lead one to believe, men’s sexual health issues are more complicated than simply taking a pill and “letting the dance begin.” Men do have a biological clock. They do experience age-related hormonal changes, and there are good medical reasons not to ignore ED, even when it responds to medication.… Continue Reading...

Did steroids kill the Ultimate Warrior at 54?

The Ultimate Warrior making an appearance on April 7, 2014. (Megan Elice Meadows/Wikimedia Commons)

The Ultimate Warrior, one of the most famous professional wrestlers of all time, died of a heart attack at the very young age of 54 on April 8, 2014, just days after he was inducted into the World Wrestling Hall of Fame. He was walking to his car with his wife outside a hotel in Phoenix when he put his hand over his heart and fell on the ground.… Continue Reading...

STEROIDS: Cost more than just money

By: EJAZ AYOUB, NGA certified personal trainer, a former medalist in bodybuilding and handles Public relations for Srinagar Bodybuilding Association and Fitness Consultant on 92.7 BIG FM

Growth – something which everybody craves for; be it in business or in profession, in sports or in entertainment industry, academics or for that matter any other dimension of life.… Continue Reading...

Who said caffeine can’t kill our kids?

Ohio teenage wrestler died from caffeine overdose -coroner

A healthy 18-year-old Ohio high school wrestler died last month from an overdose of powdered caffeine, a county coroner said on Wednesday.

Logan J. Stiner, who was a senior at a high school in LaGrange, Ohio, and a state-qualified wrestler, was found dead by his brother in late May, authorities said.… Continue Reading...

Steroids?: 6 months after a heart attack, Dan ‘Nitro’ Clark returns with his Gladiator Rock’n Run adventure race

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The heart attack was six months ago. But Dan Clark still wears the plastic hospital bracelet on his wrist.

“It’s tattered and frayed,” he said. “But it reminds me to be grateful that I’m alive.”

Clark was a San Jose State football defensive lineman in the mid-1980s who later carved out a pop-culture niche as the cocky, Spandex-clad character “Nitro” on the American Gladiators TV series.… Continue Reading...

Just How Dangerous Are Energy Drinks?

After a day of sipping energy drinks on the beach in Rocky Point, Mexico, 16-year-old Lanna Hamann went into cardiac arrest and died on June 14.

While the cause of Hamann’s death is still unknown, the potential dangers of caffeinated energy drinks like Red Bull, Monster and Rock Star have public health advocates worried — and for good reason.… Continue Reading...

It’s Official: Coroner links death of strongman Michael Jenkins to steroid use

HERSHEY – World’s Strongest Man competitor Michael Jenkins died of an enlarged heart that was likely caused by his longtime use of anabolic steroids, according to the Dauphin County coroner.

Coroner Graham Hetrick released autopsy and toxicology test results Friday and said Jenkins’s heart was about twice as large as it should have been.… Continue Reading...