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Case reports and small studies indicate that anabolic steroids, when used in high doses, increase irritability and aggression. Some steroid abusers...
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One of the main reasons people give for abusing steroids is to improve their athletic performance. Among athletes, steroid abuse has been estimated...
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Some anabolic steroids are taken orally, others are injected intramuscularly, and still others are provided in gels or creams that are applied to the...
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Hi Yes and No.There are a lot of naturally occurring steroid hormones and these are essential for proper body functioning. Five main types are...
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Steroid abuse affects individuals of various ages. However, it is difficult to estimate the true prevalence of steroid abuse in the United States...
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"Anabolic steroids" is the familiar name for synthetic substances related to the male sex hormones (testosterone). They promote the growth of...
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The steroid preparation that has been linked to the fungal meningitis outbreak was...
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Few studies of treatments for anabolic steroid abuse have been conducted. Current knowledge is based largely on the experiences of a small number of...
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I seriously doubt you will find any doctor willing to do this for you, especially steroids (anabolic steroids?) that you have been able to purchase...
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Steroids are often injected directly into joints to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or other inflammatory diseases. Steroids...
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Steroid drugs are available in several forms that vary in how easily they dissolve or how long they stay in the body. Steroids may be given...
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If the situation concerns you, the best bet is to call your primary care provider or, if you feel the situation is life-threatening, call 911.Since...
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Steroid ointments are safe when used appropriately. Some tips for safe application include:Apply topical steroids only to rough affected skin and...
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Steroids (short for corticosteroids) are synthetic drugs that closely resemble cortisol, a hormone that your adrenal glands produce naturally...
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It is likely that most lupus patients will at some time be taking steroids to control some aspect of their disease. In order to minimize the adverse...