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Can you by diet products containing ma huang?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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