Steroids can also increase the process of male baldness specifically in predisposed users. Because the natural testosterone of human body is not required when anabolic steroids are used, the body halts generating its own testosterone supply which results in testicles shrinking. Abuse of steroids can result in the significant rise of blood pressure due to their overall ability to increase red blood cell count. The steroids users are more exposed to ‘Roid Rage’ or increased aggression. Evidence suggests that abuse of anabolic steroids significantly increase aggressive and violent behavior among some users.
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A few other drugs may also affect birth control reliability. The antifungal medicine griseofulvin may lead to lower levels of birth control hormones and reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. Certain seizures drugs, for example the anticonvulsant medications such as carbamazepine (Tegretol) , phenytoin (Dilantin) , primidone (Mysoline) , and phenobarbital can also lower the effectiveness of combined birth control pills. Some HIV medications may also affect birth control effectiveness. Two small studies suggest that St. John's wort can induce liver enzymes, which may increase birth control pill metabolism and reduce therapeutic efficacy.