Manny Ramirez Taking P.E.D

Major League Baseball Player Taking P.E.D's Without Knowing

Why Did Manny Take The P.E.D

Manny did not intend of using a drug with artificial testosterone. His doctor gave him medication which contained this banned substance. The only reason you would take this drug is if you are recovering from steroid use, but Manny has passed the drug test for 5 years up until 2009. Some sources say that the doctor did it intentionally to get him out of the league.

Manny's Suspensions and Quotes

Manny was unfortunately banned from 50 of his games that season. That is about 1/3 of his games banned. He feels that he should have never been banned if it wasn't for his doctor. His exact words were "Recently I saw a physician for a personal health issue. He gave me a medication, not a steroid, which he thought was OK to give me. Unfortunately, the medication was banned under our drug policy. Under the policy that mistake is now my responsibility."

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About P.E.D's

P.E.D's

There are many types of performance-enhancing drugs: anabolic steroids, stimulants, human growth hormone and supplements.Anabolic steroids are synthetic substances which takes proteins and help build non-fat muscle mass, helping an athlete become stronger and able to train and play for longer periods of time. Different types of P.E.D's is Tetrahydrogestrinone, also called (THG),Human growth hormone (HGH) and Androstenedione, known as (andro). These P.E.D's are banned in all sports. There are many more that are banned as well.