Pros and cons of using steroids

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There are different advantages and disadvantages of using steroids. Following are some of them:

·        Pros:

One of the advantages of using the steroids is that it reduces the inflammation. So if you are suffering from a condition in which you have a problem of inflammation, it can easily be resolved with the help of hormones.

There are many hormones like Gynectrol Australia, which helps to enhance the muscle growth in no time. This means if you want to have a bulky body, you can use the steroids.

Steroids are useful in the treatment of many diseases like Lupus, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, and COPD. Many doctors recommend using the steroids in case of different types of allergies too.

·        Cons:

One of the main disadvantages of using the steroids is that your body will be vulnerable to different kinds of infections. The reason behind this is that the use of corticosteroids will reduce the inflammation, which actually happens because these hormones affect the function of lymphatic system of our body. This makes our body vulnerable to many kinds of infections too.

Another disadvantage of using the steroids is that it will affect the endocrine system and as a result, it will stop producing the hormone at all. This way, if you stop using the steroids, there is no way your endocrine system will behave normally.

If you are male, then the steroids will increase the female traits like enhancement of mammary tissue and shrinkage of the testicles. Long time use may also affect and damage your reproductive system completely. In females, the steroids will enhance the male traits like facial hairs, hoarsening of the voice etc.

Long term use of steroids will make your bones weak and brittle and they can easily get damaged. It also increases the chance of cataract in eyes and fluid retention in the body. As a result, there is an accumulation of fluid around the heart, which can cause heart failure easily.

There are other issues which you have to deal with when you use the steroids. It makes your skin thinner and you might also have mood swings too. Some people also suffer the acne problem as well. There might be an elevation in blood pressure and sugar level too. If you use them for more than 3 months, you might also get diabetes too and different kinds of reproductive problems too.