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Abuse of Ephedrine: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

Man using ephedrine to lift heavier weights. Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Ephedrine, also known as ephedra or Ma Huang, is a alkaloid-based stimulant that was most commonly used for the treatment of asthma, urine-control issues, menstrual irregularities, low blood pressure, other breathing problems, nasal congestion, and some sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy. [...]
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