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Corticosteroids – Weight Gain

October 30, 2010
Beware of Gaining Weight

Beware of Gaining Weight

This article is part of a series about managing the side effects of corticosteroids for treating knee osteoarthritis.

Steroids affect how your body deposits fat and your metabolism.  Bad news.  This can result in an increase in appetite and extra fat deposits around your mid-section.

So watch your calories and exercise regularly.



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