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  1. Naturally_Stush

    Naturally_Stush Full Member

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    Hi everyone, Im currently on the Cambridge, But struggling to find the answer to a question. As I know that LL and Cambridge are quite similar.
    I wanted to know If anyone is currently on steriods while on LL? How do they find it effects there weight loss?

    Thanks in advance.

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  3. Hazel

    Hazel Full Member

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    I'm on CD too (although have taken a few days 'break' due to having the flu - need sustenance!!)
    Steroids (if you mean glucocorticoids like dexamethasone, prednisone etc) will make you meel a bit hyperactive, and cause a slight increase in metabolic rate. However, they cause water retention, and a significant increase in appetite, so most people on steroids long term tend to gain a bit of weight and 'cushingoid symptoms' which means things like getting a chubby round looking face.

    What are u taking them for if u don't mind me asking?
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