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You may have heard of anabolic steroids, which can have harmful effects. But there's another type of steroid - sometimes called a corticosteroid - that treats a variety of problems. These steroids are similar to hormones that your adrenal glands make to fight stress associated with illnesses and injuries. They reduce inflammation and affect the immune system.

You may need to take corticosteroids to treat

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  1. Steroids (National Library of Medicine)  
    You may have heard of anabolic steroids, which can have harmful effects. But there's another type of steroid - sometimes called a corticosteroid - that treats a variety of problems. These ...
  2. Anabolic Steroids (National Library of Medicine)  
    Anabolic steroids are man-made substances related to male sex hormones. Doctors use anabolic steroids to treat some hormone problems in men, delayed ... some diseases. Bodybuilders and athletes often use anabolic steroids to build muscles and improve athletic performance. Using ...
  3. Oral Steroids (Steroid Pills and Syrups) (National Jewish Health)  
    ... Lung Diseases > Quick-Relief Medications > Oral Steroids Oral Steroids (Steroid Pills and Syrups) How are steroid pills and ... Want to learn more about steroids? How are steroid pills and syrups used? Steroid pills and syrups ...
  4. ... Diseases > Long-Term Control Medications > About Steroids About Steroids (Inhaled and Oral Corticosteroids) What are corticosteroids (‘steroids’) Does the body make ...
  5. Bell's Palsy: Treatment with Steroids and Antiviral Drugs (American Academy of Neurology) - PDF  
    ... it is only slight. BELL’S PALSY: TREATMENT WITH STEROIDS AND ANTIVIRAL DRUGS © 2012 American Academy of Neurology ...
  6. Cushing syndrome - corticosteroid induced; Corticosteroid-induced Cushing syndrome; Iatrogenic Cushing syndrome; Exogenous Cushing syndrome
  7. ... PubMed Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Corticosteroid-binding globulin deficiency On this page: Description Genetic ... names Glossary definitions Reviewed March 2014 What is corticosteroid-binding globulin deficiency? Corticosteroid-binding globulin deficiency is ...
  8. Anabolic Steroids From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    Print What Are Anabolic Steroids? Ever wondered how those bulky weight lifters got so big? While some may have gotten their muscles through a strict ... What Are the Common Street Names for Anabolic Steroids? Slang words for steroids are hard to find. ...
  9. Inhaled Steroids (National Jewish Health)  
    ... Diseases > Long-Term Control Medications > Inhaled Steroids Inhaled Steroids What are some common inhaled steroids? How are ... more about steroids? What are some common inhaled steroids? Common inhaled steroids include: Asmanex ® (mometasone) Alvesco ® (ciclesonide) ...
  10. Corticosteroids (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... Issues > Conditions > Allergies & Asthma > Corticosteroids Health Issues Listen Corticosteroids Article Body What are corticosteroids? If your child has asthma or allergic rhinitis ( ...
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