Ephedra Ban?

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Ephedra was banned because using the product can result in severe complications including death and psychiatric episodes. Deaths from using the drug were reported in the United States of America leading to the ban.
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Ephedra was banned by the FDA due to the risks and side effects involved in taking it on a regular basis, including higher blood pressure and increased heart rate. Other side effects
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The stimulating properties of ephedra were contributing to hypertension, strokes (and stroke risk) and myocardial infarctions (heart attacks)
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The FDA banned the sale of ephedra-containing supplements on April 12, 2004.
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Ephedra, a banned substance, is found in the Chinese herb, ma huang . Ephedra was banned by the government for health concerns. A studied published in 2001 by Annals of Internal medicine
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