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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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My teenage daughter is being treated with steroids for SJIA. A homeopathic doctor prescribed her "pulsatilla" but I'd like to check if it's safe first?

My teenage daughter is being treated with steroids for SJIA. A homeopathic doctor prescribed her "pulsatilla" but I'd like to check if it's safe first?

EXTREMELY SAFE!!!: Pulsatilla, like almost all homeopathic remedies, is VERY safe. It's the extremely diluted essence of a wildflower; if there are any actual chemicals from the flower in the remedy it might be a few parts per trillion. A common critique of homeopathy is it's too dilute to have any effect,but it can help a lot.While steroids can be very helpful for many conditions they can have serious side effects. ...Read more

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What is the impact if steroid in the body?

What is the impact if steroid in the body?

Many effects: Steroids like Prednisone are used to treat a variety of inflammatory, allergic and cancerous conditions. The side effects are mostly primary effects of high dose steroids including fluid retention, change in fat distribution, infection susceptibility, diabetes, cataracts, glaucoma and a host of other things. Discuss with your prescribing doctor to understand the risk v. Benefit. ...Read more

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What foods are a natural steroid for the body?

What foods are a natural steroid for the body?

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, asparagus, avocado, bananas, celery. Eggs, fish and meat have small amts of estrogen and testosterone (both steroid family). Precursor of estrogen (17a estradiol) in hops used to make beer. Soy-phytoestrogens. Black cohosh-none (if it works, ?). ...Read more

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How build a muscular body without steroids?

How build a muscular body without steroids?

Body build: A healthy lifestyle. Don't smoke or use recreational drugs. Exercise frequently and do periodic weight lifting along with endurance training e.g. Running. Keep weight in normal range. Use alcohol moderately. ...Read more

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Could steroids make your body more athletic?

Could steroids make your body more athletic?

Muscle mass: Anabolic steroids are helpful only for sports in which muscle mass is paramount (bodybuilding, really big football players). Otherwise, they are a poor choice. They are illegal, they are cheating, the testicular atrophy that they cause will get you ridiculed, and they do nothing to increase your speed or endurance. Guys I've known who've tried them are all sorry. ...Read more

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Can ending a steroid cycle too early hurt your body?

Can ending a steroid cycle too early hurt your body?

Which steroids?: Sure, we recommend corticosteroids (cycles) every now & then but the regimen varies according to the condition. But i suspect that most physicians are not going to comment steroid cycles, at least not if you're referring to anabolic steroids. If you end your anabolic steroid cycle abruptly, you run the risk of severe depression & even suicide. Check out http://taylorhooton.Org/. ...Read more

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How does prolonged stress effect your bodies natural steroids?

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. ...Read more