Medical therapy is directed at dealing with the underlying side effects of steroid use. Many are reversible when the use of steroids is stopped, while other complications may be permanent and require long-term monitoring.
Must Read Articles Related to Steroids
Cushing's syndrome is a disorder caused by prolonged exposure to high levels of corticosteroids. Causes include prolonged use of steroid medications, adrenal tu...learn more >>
Drug Dependence & Abuse
Drug abuse and drug dependence represent different ends of the same disease process.
Drug abuse is an intense desire to obtain increasing amounts of a parti...learn more >>
High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia)
High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) is when the body's blood sugar rises. Blood sugar levels can be measured using a blood glucose meter. Diabetes mellitus is a co...learn more >>