British Athletics accused of encouraging testing of hypothyroidism for elite athletes

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The scandals do not stop. British media is all over British Athletics, claiming that some British athletes were encouraged to be tested for hypothyroidism. The drugs used to allieve thyroid issues may help loose weight and recover from hard workouts.

BIRMINGHAM (GBR): The beleaguered British Athletics federation has been further hit, this time with accusations that its doctors encouraged athletes to be tested for hypothyroidism so they could be prescribed legal performance-enhancing drugs which don't require a TUE, Sportsmail reports.

To read more about this topic: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-7736709/UK-athletics-drug-shock-British-stars-claim-governing-body-encouraged-use-thyroid-medication.html

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