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Any homeopathic solutions similar to steroid use for body building?

Any homeopathic solutions similar to steroid use for body building?

No: Dear gail,

homeopathics do not function in the same manner as conventional medications/drugs. Some homeopathics can be used for anti-inflammatory actions, but we think that these actions are taking place at a epigenetic level (homeopathic changes the way the gene expresses itself). ...Read more

Steroid Use (Definition)

There are several different types of steroids. Anabolic steroids are often used to gain muscle mass and are the "steroids" that are baned in professional sports/olympics, etc. These can be dangerous if taken innapropriately. Corticosteroids are used commonly to treat inflammation and are found in many different medications, and can be used in joint injections, etc. Hope ...Read more


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Dibetic able to take steroids for body building?

Dibetic able to take steroids for body building?

Absolutely not!: Androgenic steroids will disrupt your glucose control, your blood lipids (cholesterol) and put you at even higher risk of heart disease, plus many other side effects. Working out is great. Resistance exercise and body building is great. But why would you want to pump yourself up with steroids? ...Read more

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I want to take steroids for body building because now it's in stagnant phase after months of training, isn't safe?

I want to take steroids for body building because now it's in stagnant phase after months of training, isn't safe?

Steroids are unsafe: Please do not add Anabolic steroids to a workout regimen. These lead to diabetes, heart disease, joint troubles and significant hormone imbalances that can also lead to penile and testicle shrinkage. I do not know of any ethical physician who would bless your use of this illegal products. Yes, there is a temporary gain but the long term defecits to your health are not worth the risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take testosterone and deca steroid for body building?

Is it safe to take testosterone and deca steroid for body building?

HORMONES: Nope. Not in any way. It is one of the least safe choices you can make as a young male. I f you take this unsafe product you will stop making your own testosterone. Your testes will shrink. You can permanently damage your ability to be a father and to have a long and healthy sexual life. That is just the beginning of why this is not a wise choice. ...Read more

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From the body building and power lifting world, do steroids or groth haremone cause cancer?

From the body building and power lifting world, do steroids or groth haremone cause cancer?

Don't do steroids!: Simply, yes! Don't do them! Your well-meaning friends (& even coaches) may extoll the short-term bulking effect of these agents to build muscle faster. Don't mortgage your future health for short term gains these agents seem to provide. I have never met a patient who took steroids who didn't regret doing so later on. The consequences last forever & significantly shorten your quality of life. Don't! ...Read more

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Do body building supplements have an effect on the male reproductive system? Not referring to steroids.

Do body building supplements have an effect on the male reproductive system? Not referring to steroids.

What's in them?: Probably no effect, but since supplements are not regulated and can apparently contain any number of things it's not possible to say for sure. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Sir I have also chest problem. Like gynecomastia. Because iam use steroid for body building...What should I do for reduce that. Please help me sir?

Sir I have also chest problem. Like gynecomastia. Because iam use steroid for body building...What should I do for reduce that. Please help me sir?

Stop steroids: Seriously. Stop the steroids! That is one of the most common side effects. Plus Anabolic steroids for body building cause many other health problems like heart disease, acne, small testicles, infertility, aggression, etc. Stop the steroids, the gynecomastia will resolve. ...Read more

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What's the best supplement to add protein in my diet for body building? I don't want steroids or any product that has side effects associated. Iam a veg

What's the best supplement to add protein in my diet for body building? I don't want steroids or any product that has side effects associated. Iam a veg

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Can / does anabolic steroids (used for body building) affect ulcerative colitis?

Can / does anabolic steroids (used for body building) affect ulcerative colitis?

Playing with fire!: Your well-meaning friends (& even coaches) may extoll short-term bulking effect of anabolics to build muscle faster. Don't mortgage your future health for short term gains these agents seem to provide. I have never met a patient who took steroids who didn't regret doing so later on. The consequences last forever & significantly shorten your quality of life, particularly if you have underlying uc. ...Read more

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Do topical steroids for eczema absorb into the body? I have a condition that is dramatically worsened by oral steroid use but I need eczema treatment.

Do topical steroids for eczema absorb into the body? I have a condition that is dramatically worsened by oral steroid use but I need eczema treatment.

Yes they do: There is definite but small absorption of topical steroids into the body. All steroid effects can be seen including elevation of sugar levels, etc but it would take a lot of topical use. It also depends on the strength of the steroid preparation that is used. ...Read more

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How many people died from steroid use?

How many people died from steroid use?

Many: Steroid use, when first found, was thought to be a miracle for arthritis and other problems. Doctors thought it was the right thing to do but found not to be. We know better now and there still is a place for proper use. They also save many lifes. ...Read more

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Is steroid abuse on the decrease these days?

No: It just went ore under ground since it is able to be ordered from other than us. This is 100 percent wrong. ...Read more

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What are the physical effects of steroid abuse?

Steroid abuse: It depends on the steroid. Pleas to to wikipedia or uptodate. Co, for good details. ...Read more

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Does anyone know common side effects of steroid use?

If you mean...: ...Anabolic steroids, there's high blood pressure, damage to the immune system, high cholesterol, diabetes, breast enlargement (gynecomastia), bad acne, liver damage, obnoxiously aggressive behavior, stretch marks, cardiac arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, heart attacks, sudden cardiac death...And oh, yes, impotence. There are others as well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: steroid abuse?

Steroid abuse: Continuous use inspite of consequences, both social as well as psychological/physical consequences. ...Read more

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Are all of the negative affects from steroid abuse on a daily basis?

No: The blunting that happens to the adrenal glands go on for a period of time. This is something that should only be done under professional guidance for appropriated medical reasons. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are dangerous physical side effects of steroid use?

Help please? I want to know what are dangerous physical side effects of steroid use?

Heart & liver: They promote atherosclerosis by altering lipids. Occasionally they produce liver lesions that may cause hemorrhage. Gynecomastia and testicular atrophy will get the user ridiculed but aren't so dangerous. The greatest danger is to behavioral health. Many users have done things impulsively that they've regretted horribly for the rest of their lives. I hope you'll decide to 'be natural.' ...Read more

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Does steroid use affect the penis?

Does steroid use affect the penis?

Long term yes!: There are no immediate issues with an injection or brief course of steroids, but long term use will suppress testosterone production, enhance metabolic syndrome, which in and of itself, can cause ed. ...Read more

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Can gynecomastia be induced by steroid use?

Yes: This is a known consequence of steroid use. ...Read more

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Why do my genitals seem to be shrinking from steroid use?

Why do my genitals seem to be shrinking from steroid use?

Forgive my frankness: If you are taking Anabolic steroids to build muscle, you are going to have atrophy of you testicles, period. Two sweet peas. Maybe your penis too, but not so spectacular. These medicines suppress the pituitary's maintaining the testes. If anyone sees / feels you down there, they'll know you're a lawbreaker / cheater. Most women prefer natural bodybuilders. Could you reconsider your steroid use? ...Read more

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Can you die from steroid use?

Steroids: Yes though it is not common. One complication of steroids is ulcer disease which can cause complications leading to death as an example. If you really need steroids as in addison's disease and they are suddenly discontinued, serious effects may also occur. ...Read more

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What are pros and cons of steroid use?

A no-brainer.: Cons: high blood pressure, damage to the immune system, high cholesterol, diabetes, breast enlargement (gynecomastia), bad acne, liver damage, obnoxiously aggressive behavior, stretch marks, cardiac arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, heart attacks, sudden cardiac death...And oh, yes, impotence. Not to mention that it will get you banned from competition permanently. Pros: I can't think of any. ...Read more

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Can you recover from long-term steroid use?

Yes: Most men who've tried steroids have regretted it, but unless you've committed an act of senseless violence, you'll recover with stretch marks and saggy skin. Most women prefer a natural fitness guy, and steroids are illegal and cheating. Put it behind you and enjoy a world in which no one has a perfect body. ...Read more

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Contemplating temporary steroid use, is this okay?

I'd urge you not to: I've been around gyms for four decades and most men who try Anabolic steroids are sorry. There are some risks, but most men don't suffer the disastrous effects. Most frightening is the effect on your mood -- it takes only seconds to do something you may regret terribly. Most women prefer a naturally-fit looking man, and you are breaking the law and cheating. ...Read more

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How to confront my boyfriend about his steroid use?

How to confront my boyfriend about his steroid use?

Do you need to?: I am going to assume that he is using Anabolic steroids as part of a muscle-gaining scheme. He has thought hard about this and decided to do it. About 1 million men in the USA are using steroids like this, mostly illegally, and most do not suffer serious ill-effects. If his behavior becomes unacceptable, you'll need to respond appropriately. My idea; other physicians here may disagree strongly. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: steroid use?

It depends: There are several different types of steroids. Anabolic steroids are often used to gain muscle mass and are the "steroids" that are baned in professional sports/olympics, etc. These can be dangerous if taken innapropriately. Corticosteroids are used commonly to treat inflammation and are found in many different medications, and can be used in joint injections, etc. Hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much gains do you lose after stopping steroid use?

Could you tell me how much gains do you lose after stopping steroid use?

Not enough info: Are you talking about Anabolic steroids or glucocorticosteroids? . What specifically do you mean by gains? Are we speaking about muscle bulk and strength after anabolic steroid use? If that is the case you will gradually lose the gains after the use is stopped. ...Read more

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How dangerous is anabolic steroid use?

Worst is behavioral: The greatest danger is that the weird moods that steroids produce will cause you to do something that you will regret terribly, horribly, for the rest of your life. Why not play by the rules, obey the law, and get used to the idea that most women prefer a natural bodybuilder? ...Read more

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Is infertility from steroid use permanent?

STeroid: It depends if you are describing male infertility with a low sperm count after steroid use or female infertility with ovulating. With the former, if taken for only a short period of time, it may be reversible. If for a long time, the testicles may not recover. For women, steroids may not have the same effect and stopping it will often allow things to return to normal. ...Read more

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