Why Do Athletes Take Performance Enhancing Drugs?

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Reading Time: 10 minutes In the high-stakes world of competitive sports, the quest for peak athletic performance often leads athletes down the controversial path of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). These substances, ranging from anabolic androgenic steroids to human growth hormone and dietary supplements, have carved a complex and often contentious narrative within sports communities. The prevalence of PEDs in athletic … Read more