Steroid side effects

Hey do you know that how you are safe with Steroid !

It can be harmful if you don’t know the actual uses of Steroid. Never miss this blog and scroll down to read full information about Steroid side effects.

Basically we use to hear this word from two parts. 1st from Medical part & 2nd from Bodybuilding part. So many doctors are there who are using steroids for their patients even also so many bodybuilders are there who are taking steroids.

So here a common question is raising that is – ‘Are they using the same steroid for both cases ?’

This answer also you will get to know here in this blog. First let’s talk about the definition of Steroid.


Steroids are known as hormones made by men with chemicals. Basically it acts like hormones. And Steroids work to reduce inflammation and ease such symptoms like swelling, pain etc.

What is inflammation?

Inflammation is your body’s natural reaction. When infection or bacteria attack your body. Then your immune system produces extra fluid to fight against inflammation and swelling happens .

You also can observe that after a sudden cut on your body. Then the portion becomes heat ,redness then swelling happens.

In some cases of Rheumatoid Arthritis the inflammation happens in the joints by your immune system. And if you left them as untreated it can be permanently disabled.

Overall it is the main function of Steroid to reduce inflammation. Doctors are basically use for this reason. That is corticosteroids. It is prescribed by doctors.

Which steroids do bodybuilders use?

The Steroid, what bodybuilders use are called Anabolic Steroid. It is a synthetic form of natural male hormone.They use this to boost the strength of their muscles and for their strong physical performance. And also doctors can prescribe this anabolic steroids for those who has low testosterone level.

It is not unknown to you that bodybuilders use this anabolic steroid. But do you know , that long term uses of Anabolic Steroid can lead some serious side effects !

Yes it is true .

Let’s know some major side effects of Anabolic Steroids below.

Long term side effects of Anabolic Steroid:

1. Gynecomastia. That means in men their breast size will be bigger than normal.

2. hirsutism, facial hair growth in women.

3. High blood pressure.

4. Mood swings.

5. Infertility may be a cause by using this steroid.

6. Acne in severe condition.

7. With the long term use of anabolic steroids there is a risk of blood clots.

8. Jaundice may be the side effects of anabolic steroids. And also you can know more about jaundice here ,just click on this line.

9. At a certain time if you leave bodybuilding , then it may affect your body badly.

10. For women there is a risk of Irregular menstruation.

Now it’s the time to know about the side effects of Corticosteroids below:

Inflammation can be cured by this Corticosteroid. But it has also some serious side effects like-

1. Muscle weakness.

2. Acne.

3. Hypertension.

4. Osteoporosis.

5. Depression.

6. Stomach irritation.

7. Your diabetes can go for worsening with corticosteroids.

Some words from Blogwritter:

At the end Blogwritter can suggest you that if you are planning anabolic or corticosteroid for your health, please change. Change your plan to minimize the risk of above adverse effects. If your doctor says to take for short term you can use. But for long term we will say no. Because some options definitely will be there as substitute where the risk is very low.

Thanks for reading this article of Blogwritter and stay safe & healthy with some precautions in this pandemic. Read also another blog on hand sanitizer here.


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