Drugs in sport

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1. what are some side effects of anabolic steroids?

  • thickens blood, anxiety, insomnia
  • dizziness, tiredness, depression
  • high bp, infertility and increased chance of heart attack
  • low bp, dehydration, loss of 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?

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

4. which sports performers might take anabolic steroids?

  • athletics
  • boxing
  • archery
  • cycling

5. what are narcotics used for?

  • lower heart rate with a calming effect
  • increase muscle mass
  • reduce pain from injury
  • increase red blood cell count


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