Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Olympics

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about performance enhancing drugs and athletics, especially the Olympics.

Which athletes typically are attracted to the use of HGH?

Athletes who participate in body building, wrestling, mixed martial arts, swimming, other strength sports, track and field, cycling, soccer and weight lifting are those typically most attracted to using HGH.

Source: Corinne Lyons, MA, AT, CSCS, Premier Health Sports Medicine, Upper Valley Medical Center; World Anti-Doping Agency, US Anti-Doping Agency