There are basically types of steroids; natural and synthetic. The natural steroids are natural compound, or steroid hormones encourage physical growth of body. These natural types of steroids are developed naturally both in men and women. Men produce more steroids than women; that is why their muscles are firmer and harder than the latter. The synthetic steroids are the drugs that are derived from male sex hormones or androgens. These types of steroids are called anabolic steroids or androgenic steroids. They are created synthetically in a science labs.