The Effect of Abuse of Some Anabolic Steroids on Hormonal and Testicular Function in Male Rats

Authors

  • Salah M.M. Al Chalabi1 Rashaa F. Abdul-Lattif2 and Haylim N. Abud3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1460

Keywords:

Anabolic androgenic steroids, testosterone, prolactin

Abstract

Anabolic androgenic steroids are complex molecules contain innate male hormone, the prolonged uses of

these molecule cause destructive effects on health, thus, the investigation goals of this study to clarify the

effect of high doses of anabolic steroids on follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH),),

testosterone hormone, prolactin and estrogen hormones levels, sperm parameters (sperm count, motility,

abnormality and viability), also to clarify the effect on body ,Epididymis and test weight. This study was

carried out by treating rats with a high doses of anabolic steroids (testosterone and nandrolone) hormones.

After 35 days of treatment ,the result indicated that ,there was a significant decrease in FSH,LH and

testosterone hormones level while prolactin and estrogen will be increased, Although there was a significant

decrease in sperm count ,motility and viability while abnormality will be increased ,body and test weight

show statistically decrease.

Author Biography

Salah M.M. Al Chalabi1 Rashaa F. Abdul-Lattif2 and Haylim N. Abud3

1 Assistant Prof., Biotechnology Research Center, Al-Nahrain University. Iraq, 2 Lecturer, University of Baghdad,

College of Education Ibn Al-Haitham, Baghdad, Iraq, 3 Assistant Prof., Al Karkh University of Science,

Department of Microbiology, Baghdad, Iraq

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Salah M.M. Al Chalabi1 Rashaa F. Abdul-Lattif2 and Haylim N. Abud3. (2020). The Effect of Abuse of Some Anabolic Steroids on Hormonal and Testicular Function in Male Rats. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 569-574. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1460

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