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Could to many corticosteroids in a short period of time (14

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Could to many corticosteroids in a short period of time (14 epidural shots in 3 months) hurt your heart? Could Methadone over 15 years @ 120 mg a day cause A-Fib

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The side effects of steroid injections can include:

infection

increase in risk of vertebral body fractures

elevated blood sugar

weight gain

 

but it shouldn't be related to any heart issues.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
what about raising you LDL My LDL is elevated and my sugar is also elevated

It is good to have a higher LDL.

 

The blood sugar could be elevated because of the injections, or diabetes.

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