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A relative of mine is 15 years old and has been prescribed 40mg of steroids a day for treating a flare up of collitis. She is worried about the side effects, mainly about gaining weight. Will gym work outs help her maintain her current weight? Thanks
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Hi,
In addition to gym work, dietary modifications should also be done for weight control.
But  in addition to weight gain, there are many other side effects  with steroids.
She should have a regular follow up with her doctor not only to assess the disease condition but also to look for complications of steroids.
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