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Doctor insights on: Huang He

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Why do people take ma huang herb?

Why do people take ma huang herb?

Increase metabolism: It increases metabolism and helps as a diet drug. ...Read more

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Can you by diet products containing ma huang?

Can you by diet products containing ma huang?

Avoid ma huang: Ma huang contains a potent stimulant, ephedrine; very dangerous to use. You never know how much a product might contain. It can cause harmful side effects, including death, and therefore the fda has banned its use. It can cause dizziness, palpitations, tremors, high blood pressure, headache, chest pain, heart attack, stroke, seizures, and psychosis even if you don't die. It's illegal. Stay away. ...Read more

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Where can I buy ephedra pills (ma huang) online?

Where can I buy ephedra pills (ma huang) online?

Don't do it!: You're probably trying to lose weight. Ma huang will give you racing heart (possibly arrhythmia), sweats, and other symptoms like you drank 10 cups of coffee. There is no easy way to lose weight. You have to do it the long, slow way with diet and exercise. Decrease your calorie intake and increase your calorie output. The weight will come off slower, but you won't have heart trouble to deal with. ...Read more

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Is there a state where ephedra (ma huang) legal?

Is there a state where ephedra (ma huang) legal?

No: Ephedra (ma huang) is currently banned throughout the us. It's unclear whether ephedra will re-appear on the market, despite widespread acknowledgement of significant safety risks. Some of these include heart attack, stroke, irregular heartbeats, and sudden death. In 2005 the state of utah briefly stuck down the fda rule banning it, but this was reversed a few months later. ...Read more

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How much of ephedra is contained in the herb ma huang?

How much of ephedra is contained in the herb ma huang?

It is the same: Ephedra sinica , a species of ephedra (ma huang), contains the alkaloids Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and pseudoephedrine, which have been found to induce central nervous system stimulation, bronchodilation, and vasoconstriction. In combination with caffeine, Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) appears to elicit weight loss (in trials of 1-12 months duration). However, studies of ephedra or Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) monotherapy have been equivocal. ...Read more

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All human have sick?

All human have sick?

Yes: Everybody has something. There are no perfect adults, and no perfect children. Sooner or later, everybody gets sick. Luckily, our bodies have miraculous self-healing powers, and we generally get well. For the unlucky ones among us... well, those don't make it. The lesson here is to do kind and meaningful things each day, while we are still in good health. ...Read more

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Why do human wants sex?

Why do human wants sex?

Simple evolution: In a village far, far away, and a long time ago, some humans wanted sex. Some humans didn't want sex. As the years went by, the humans who wanted sex got pregnant more often, had more children, and became the great majority of the population. The humans who didn't want sex didn't have many children, so those carrying the "don't want sex" trait became a smaller and smaller part of the population. ...Read more

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How light is human fat?

How light is human fat?

Density: Hi. I think you're wondering about density, not weight. After all, a pound of fat, pound of feathers, & pound of lead all weigh the same, but their densities differ dramatically. The density of human fat is about 0.9 g/ml, whereas the density of human muscle is about 1.06 g/ml. Does that help? Try to understand mass, volume, density, and weight. Physics is fun! Good luck! ...Read more