Ephedra

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Caffeine-Herbal Ephedra Combination Alters Cardiovascular Response Prior, During And After Exercise


After Baltimore Orioles pitcher Steve Bechler died during spring training earlier this year, the spotlight again turned on the dietary supplement ephedra. The Chinese herb, used for asthma in the 1960s, is attractive to athletes, because it provides and energy 'boost' during games, and offers pound-dropping qualities (an attraction for Bechler, who was ten pounds overweight).
Source: American Physiological Society,
www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH?t=28815&c=363268&p=~br,IHC|~st,333|~r,EMIHC269|~b,*|&d=dmtICNNews

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