While steroids do not produce the euphoric high that other drugs produce, users can still become addicted to anabolic steroids. The longer an individual takes steroids, the higher the risk is that the drug will cause irreversible damage. Professional steroid addiction treatment will included a medically assisted withdrawal phase followed by counseling and therapy. Many steroid users need to be treated for depression after tapering off steroid use. A professional treatment facility is best equipped to address a recovering addict’s physical and psychological needs.
Myth #3: Creatine causes cramping.
Truth: A very comprehensive study involving 1500 athletes showed the exact opposite; creatine usage actually decreases instances of muscle cramping during high intensity weight training and athletics.
Myth #4: Creatine is a steroid.
Truth: Anabolic steroids are synthetic variants of the hormone testosterone.
Creatine is a combination of three amino acids and is a 100% legal, over the counter dietary supplement. To suggest that creatine and steroids are similar in any way is downright absurd.