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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do body building supplements have an effect on the male reproductive system? Not referring to steroids.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Steroid abuse: Continuous use inspite of consequences, both social as well as psychological/physical consequences. ...Read more
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
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
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