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What foods are a natural steroid for the body

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Several, but: There are a # of natural steroids in foods, but they may or may not actually act as a steroid when digested: raw oysters, pine nuts, figs, almonds, as ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
There is a: Slight but inconsequential increase that is not of any importance. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Fantasy stuff: If you need to take glucocorticoids for a serious medical illness, don't expect to find an effective substitute at the dinner table. If you're a bodyb ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Because : taking anabolic steroids artificially stimulates your muscles to grow larger.. Once the steroids are withdrawn, the body reverts to normal. BTW the a ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
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A different question: Young grasshopper, why do you want more testosterone? We generally want to avoid adjusting these critical hormones in young people unless there is a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Fludrocortisone is a drug that has effects similar to the natural steroid hormone aldosterone - it acts to preserve sodium(Na) and increase water rete ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Many effects: Steroids like Prednisone are used to treat a variety of inflammatory, allergic and cancerous conditions. The side effects are mostly primary effects ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Of course: There are 3 categories of steroid hormones. They are naturally made in the body and important for life. Steroid drugs that people take will mimic the ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Taken orally it can: Raise your blood glucose, can elevate your blood pressure and can make you feel "wired" and disturb your sleep. Long term effects are weight gain at t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
28 years experience Urology
Depends: Depends on what you're using and how long you use it for. People who are on steroids for many years may never recover normal funciton.

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