Matthew thought anabolic steroids would give him the bigger muscles he desired Long-term use can lead to aggressive behaviour, mood swings, liver or kidney tumours, strokes and heart attacks, or worse. Tina, 45, who with her husband, Chris, 46, runs the Matthew Dear Foundation, that offers help and guidance to those affected by steroid use, reveals that since they launched it a year ago, they have been contacted by more than people concerned about steroids. These boys think taking anabolic steroids is the only way they can do this. But just three weeks later, on April 13, , the part-time postman, from Southend, Essex, was at home when he fell ill and was taken to hospital. That night, however, Matthew was in bed when he woke unable to see and with severe stomach cramps. His parents rang for an ambulance again.
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A female gym junkie has revealed how she now looks like a man after developing a steroid addiction which mutated her body. Candice Armstrong, who used to be a pretty blonde, has been left with stubble, broad shoulders and a one-inch penis, after using the drug in a desperate attempt to improve her shape. The former London barmaid said her nightmare began two years ago when she joined a gym to improve her physique. Armstong, who suffers from body dysmorphia, revealed she would work out for three hours a day and was convinced her upper body was too slender.
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The general consensus is that the vast majority of the women within those numbers are heading to the gym to stay in shape and improve their mental health, overwhelmingly through holistic kinds of exercise like yoga. That raises an interesting question: where does this pressure to beef up actually spread its roots? Is it fuelled by social media and ITVBe beefcakes?