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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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By taking steroids does it's effect the body?

By taking steroids does it's effect the body?

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 effects of natural steroid hormones. Anabolic steroids are sex steroids such as testosterone. Glucocorticoid steroids, such as prednisone, help block inflammation. Mineralocorticoid steroids, such as the drug Florinef, (fludrocortisone) help maintain our salt balance. ...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 long does it take to get steroids out of your body?

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. ...Read more

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How do steroids affect with the chemistry of your body?

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 the upper back and cheeks, skin stretch marks and a few others. ...Read more

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I never used steroid in my body. How can I start and with and which one?

See Your Doctor: Steroids are serious drugs with serious side effects. Why do you want them? These should be prescribed by a doctor for specific reasons. They are too dangerous to be used for other reasons. ...Read more

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I have good appetite but failed to gain my weight.I need to build my body.Are there any oral steroids?

I have good appetite but failed to gain my weight.I need to build my body.Are there any oral steroids?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more