There are an unknown percentage of people that become addicted to steroids from abusing the drug. Steroid abusers tend to spend vast amounts of money and time to obtain this drug. This is an obvious indication of addiction to steroids. People who abuse this drug show signs of withdrawal symptoms as soon as they halt the usage. Some of the side effects of steroid abuse can be fatigue, decreased hunger, loss of sex drive, and craving more steroids. The worst effect being depression, which can lead to attempting suicide, if this symptom is not addressed the effect has been known to last over a year after stopping the usage.
Now lets look at some alternatives. There are tons of wonderful supplements, and workout routines available to provide you with an alternative means to your goal. You all have many more products available to you then I did when I was your age. I would recommend starting basic. First of all we all need multi-vitamins , protein powders , and other necessary supplements. Secondly, get a good routine going. I would also recommend getting a routine from someone other than your high school athletic coach. You can either email me, or visit a quality personal trainer in your area. I will be glad to assist you with this in any way that I can, and it is absolutely free!