It is a problem. And it has been for a while. It’s hard to test for because you need a blood test and that's tough to get through CBA. I think when steroid testing took the lime light guys turned to HGH attempting not to lose any gains they may have made while on steroids. HGH can have irreversible side effects, it seems pretty innocent because at low doses it can have some good anti-aging type effects. But do you think these guys using HGH are doing it in LOW doses? The amounts these guys are pushing can cause some serious problems.
This is from a person with knowledge of the HGH and NFL, “As far as HGH goes I think the name of the game is bigger, faster, and stronger and HGH obviously gives you that advantage. Your body does produce less HGH as you age. I feel in my time there were players taking it because testing for synthetic HGH was not common at that time.” Taking HGH can just exacerbate your aches and pains after football. Your body is what makes your living in the NFL. Is it worth the risk, I say NO!!Because without more research, I think the risks outweigh the rewards. In my opinion, many players in the NFL feel it is worth the risk and they are taking some levels of HGH. The NFL and the NFLPA need to come to terms on this issue and start testing now!
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