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Do you think performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in any sporting events?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes and no!
If banned by the specific sport, then yes.
But certain drugs are sport specific: the use of beta blockers in shooting or archery. They slow the heart and allow more time for the shot. But i anticipate you mean steroids and hgh. I took care of the us masters cycling champ. Discovered low testosterone in him. The ICU would not grant him an exemption for the worlds. You must abide by rules!

In brief: Yes and no!
If banned by the specific sport, then yes.
But certain drugs are sport specific: the use of beta blockers in shooting or archery. They slow the heart and allow more time for the shot. But i anticipate you mean steroids and hgh. I took care of the us masters cycling champ. Discovered low testosterone in him. The ICU would not grant him an exemption for the worlds. You must abide by rules!
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