Drugs in Sport.

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  • Drugs in Sport.
    • Alcohol.
      • Reduces pain, Relaxing. forget the pressure.
      • Cancer of the pancreas, mouth, pharynx, larynx, esophagus and liver, as well as breast cancer
    • Anabolic Steroids.
      • Improves ability, allows weight loss and increases muscle mass by adding more oxygen.
        • Balding, Increased aggression, depression, paranoia and vomiting.
    • Beta Blockers.
      • Positives; Calms nerves, Reduces anxiety.
      • The Repercussions of taking Beta Blockers is getting dizzy spells, bad circulation and dangerously slow heart beat
    • Blood Doping
      • Creates more Oxygen to carry to the most busiest muscles.
      • Blood clots, Jaundice and Kidney Damage.
    • Diuretics
      • Reduces Bloating and Water retention
        • Causes Dehydration, Muscle Weakness and Seizures.
    • Peptide Hormones.
      • Increase muscle size and strenght
      • They can cause unusual growth patterns and Strokes.
    • Narcotic Analgesics
      • pain killers which athletes use to mask pain from an injury or overtraining
      • CAan cause withdrawal symptoms when you stop using them. Constipation and low blood pressure are other side effectsitled
    • Stimulants
      • Stimulants reduce pain, increase reaction speed
      • high blood pressure, strokes, heart and liver problems
    • Tabaco
      • Calming, Reduces Stress.
        • Causes Cardiac and Respiratory problems, such as cancer. Also shortness of breath because your lungs cant carry as much O.


Aisling Gallagher

Very useful :)

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