Effects of Steroid
Drugs & Supplements Steroids

The Effects of Steroids on Blood Sugar Levels

What exactly are steroids? The term “steroid” refers to a general term; the term “glucocorticoid” refers to a medical term that is more specific. Glucocorticoids are hormones that are naturally produced in the body (by the adrenal glands of the kidneys) and have anti-inflammatory properties. They also have the ability to regulate metabolism (which includes […]

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Steroids and Antibiotics
Antibiotics Drugs & Supplements Steroids

Steroids and Antibiotics: Can They Work Together?

Corticosteroids Corticosteroids, also known as steroids, are a type of anti-inflammatory medication that is commonly prescribed. Their primary application is the treatment of diseases associated with rheumatoid arthritis, such as lupus or vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels). Specific corticosteroids include the medications cortisone and prednisone, which are both corticosteroids. What are corticosteroids and how […]

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Alcohol and Steroids
Bodybuilding Drugs & Supplements Steroids

Alcohol and Steroids: The Dangers of Mixing Them

Many people think that alcohol and steroids are generally safe for the body. After all, millions of people use these substances daily, and unless one is taking more than they need to, everything should be fine.  Well, no, it turns out that things are more complicated than that. When alcohol and steroids are combined together, […]

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