When it comes to building speed, strength, and recovery, growth hormone (GH), and more specifically human growth hormone (hGH), has often been touted as one way to get an edge. Athletes, however, should know the risks associated with growth hormone from a health and clean sport perspective.
Take time to learn about the 2019 Prohibited List & become familiar with changes that might impact the substances & methods you can use as a competitive athlete.
Subject to anti-doping rules? always check the prohibited status of medications, even if prescribed for a condition unrelated to athletic performance.
Use these checklists to address your anti-doping responsibilities before a planned hospital visit, or during and after an emergency visit.