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Anabolic Steroids

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)  
    What are anabolic steroids? Anabolic steroids are synthetic (man-made) versions of testosterone. Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men. It is needed to develop and ...
  3. A steroid injection is a shot of medicine used to relieve a swollen or inflamed area that is often ... medicine may be applied to the injection site. Steroid injections can be given into a bursa, joint, ...
  4. Corticosteroid-binding globulin deficiency is a condition with subtle signs and symptoms, the most frequent being extreme ... those within the same family.Many people with corticosteroid-binding globulin deficiency have only one or two ...
  5. A nasal corticosteroid spray is a medicine to help make breathing through the nose easier. ... A nasal corticosteroid spray reduces swelling and mucus in the nasal passageway. The sprays work well for treating: Allergic rhinitis symptoms , ...
  6. ... that occurs in people taking glucocorticoid (also called corticosteroid, or steroid) hormones. ... office. If you use cortisone, prednisone, or other corticosteroids, the following test results may suggest exogenous Cushing ...
  7. An epidural steroid injection (ESI) is the delivery of powerful anti-inflammatory medicine directly into the space outside of the sac ...
  8. Steroids/Specifics ... Steroids ... Frequently asked questions about oral steroids for asthma and answers for both steroid pills and syrups. ... oral steroids, steroid ...
  9. Corticosteroids are medicines that treat inflammation in the body. They are some of the naturally-occurring hormones ... by glands and released into the blood stream. Corticosteroid overdose occurs when someone takes more than the ...
  10. Anabolic Steroids/Learn More ... Anabolic Steroids ... National Institute on Drug Abuse ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Anabolic steroids are synthetic variations ...
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