Drugs in sport

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1. side effects of diuretics?

  • low bp, tiredness, insomnia
  • loss of concentration and balance
  • dizziness, dehydration, kidney failure
  • high bp, axiety, depression
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2. what do peptide hormones do?

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

3. side effects of peptides?

  • low bp, tiredness
  • thickens blood, increased risk of heart attack or stroke
  • dizziness, dehydration
  • anxiety, insomnia

4. what are beta blockers used for?

  • increase red blood cells count
  • reduce pain from injury
  • lower heart rate and have a calming effect
  • promote muscle and bone growth

5. what effect on performance does anabolic steroids have?

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


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