Drugs in sport

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1. side effects of stimulants?

  • thickens blood, increased risk of stroke
  • anxiety, insomnia
  • tiredness, kidney failure
  • loss of concentration and balance
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2. what do peptide hormones do?

  • promote muscle and bone growth
  • have an effect on CNS
  • cause the production of other hormones
  • increase red blood cell count

3. side effects of diuretics?

  • dizziness, dehydration, kidney failure
  • loss of concentration and balance
  • high bp, axiety, depression
  • low bp, tiredness, insomnia

4. what effect on performance does anabolic steroids have?

  • train harder and build more muscle
  • increase red blood cell count
  • reduce pain
  • increase alertness

5. side effects of EPO?

  • depression, tiredness, anxiety
  • thickens blood, increased risk of heart attack or stroke
  • dehydration, loss of balance
  • infertility, low bp

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