How To Manage The Impact Of Steroids On Your health

Always use steroids under the guidance of a licensed healthcare professional who can prescribe the appropriate type, dose, and duration of use 

Monitor your blood pressure and blood sugar levels regularly, as steroids can increase the risk of hypertension and diabetes 

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Follow a healthy and balanced diet that includes plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains, as steroids can increase appetite and promote weight gain 

Stay physically active and exercise regularly to help manage weight gain, maintain muscle mass, and improve overall health 

Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, as these can increase the risk of complications from steroid use 

Be aware of the potential side effects of steroids, which may include acne, mood swings, and sleep disturbances, among others 

Report any unusual symptoms or side effects to your healthcare provider immediately 

Do not abruptly stop taking steroids without consulting your healthcare provider, as this can lead to withdrawal symptoms and other complications. Gradual tapering is typically recommended to safely discontinue steroid use