Competition in sports can be fierce, and some athletes resort to banned methods in order to gain an edge over competitors. Consuming performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) is perhaps the most popular way. It’s so widespread that some even offer to legalize some PEDs.
AddictionResource authors explain that doping is banned for a reason. It is a threat to the athlete’s health. The given infographic has a list of common problems associated with PEDs. It also includes information on the types of performance-enhancing agents, the rates of doping, and the kinds of sports where it is present.
Infographic Source: https://addictionresource.com/guides/drugs-in-sports/