Is Xenon a performance-enhancing drug?


Yes, Xenon has been regarded as a performance-enhancing drug, particularly in contexts like endurance sports. It was noted for its use by athletes at the Sochi Olympics, speculated to enhance endurance through mechanisms similar to oxygen deprivation interventions. Its performance-enhancing attributes were such that it was considered a legal performance-enhancing drug at one point 1 2.

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Hamilton Morris shares his extraordinary encounter with Xenon gas, a source of fascination for anyone interested in the periodic table. He discusses its potential as a perfect drug for inducing euphoria and its medical uses as an anesthetic and potential treatment for PTSD. The conversation also touches on Xenon's controversial role as a possible performance-enhancing drug in endurance sports.

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