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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

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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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Weight Training (Definition)

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Steroids (Definition)

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