new warning about the risk of heart attacks and stroke with ephedra or ephedrine

Health Canada is issuing a new warning about the risk of heart attacks and stroke with ephedra or ephedrine.

This is due to the many reports of patients taking ephedra dietary supplements and having serious adverse events...arrhythmias, seizures, heart attacks, strokes, and death.

The main concern is with ephedra-containing products being promoted for weight loss, body building, or energy.

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