Included In This Lesson
- S-Sugar – hyperglycemia
- S-Soggy Bones – causes osteoporosis
- S-Sick – decreased immunity
- S-Sad – depression
- S-Salt – water and salt retention (hypertension)
- S-Sex – decreased libido
Steroids are an effective treatment for asthma, COPD, Crohn’s, Lupus and more. However,they have the potential for very serious side effects, which are indicated by the 6 S’s. Steroids can be taken by mouth, via an inhaler, topically, or via injection.