HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - In this week's Neighborhood Health Watch we discuss the dangers athletes can face when they take certain substances.
In Henrico, Dr. William Ferrar is warning about the dangers of performance enhancing drugs.
Dr. Ferrar tells us that the dangers of PEDs are only just now beginning to be understood.
If an athlete is discovered to be using PEDs it can lead to the end of the season or worse, the end of their career.
But that is only part of the problem. It can cause long term damage to the body.