Steroids In Professional Baseball
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Amphetamines are drugs that help to increase alertness, awareness, and energy. This drug is illegal without a prescription, but would be used, as prescribed by a doctor, to treat things like ADD(Attention Deficit Disorder), which some MLB players actually suffer from. One MLB player, Chris Davis, was suspended for 25 games for using Amphetamines. Davis suffers from ADD, and this most likely helped him to focus on baseball when his mind would have otherwise been wandering. He said that he had a doctor's note for the supplement in the past, but did not have one then. Amphetamines are steroids that are hard to catch because it goes through the system in eight hours. Some players would use these steroids by putting them in with coffee. Day to day, these would help the players stay focused on baseball when they may want to go home, keep them focused and energized when on a weird schedule because of time change, or let players work out harder because they would recover faster. Amphetamines would help the players to stay focused, to have increased energy, and to help them recover from exhaustion (Doyel, “Adderall the New Drug of Choice for Many Major-Leaguers”).
In conclusion, Anabolic steroids, HGH, and Amphetamines are all steroids used by MLB players, and some have different effects. Some increase muscle mass, others will help focus. Some are harder to test than others. But they can all enhance the performance