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Are Energy pills dangerous ?

Two of my fiends are taking energy pills. One is taking something called multi energy snd the other is taking something called energy supplement. Are these pills dangerous? I'm not sure what to do right now. I don't want anything bad to happen to their health.

If you have any info that could help I would really appreciate it.


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replied August 29th, 2003
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Most everything containing "ephedra" is being taken off the shelves. It is a very strong stimulant and can cause heart problems.

Unfortunately, if they want to take whatever they're taking, all you can do is tell them the risks involved.
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replied September 3rd, 2003
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These energy supplements are harmful to some people, and beneficial to others. Before taking any of them (even if they are without ephedra) check with your doctor to see if your body is compatible with them (look at family health history and stuff). Ephedra is safe, its the idiots who used it unsupervised, were obese (therfore already a massive strain on the heart) or ignoring all the warnings on the labels that have given it a bad rap. For example, anyone with high blood pressure, or a family history of high blood pressure should not use...But then that baseball player who took xenadrine had high blood pressure, was told by the physician not to continue taking it, and the idiot continued to take it...And now he's dead. So...Before using any form of energy supplement, check with your doctor. Or just consume green tea or coffee. Smile
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replied January 12th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
These are dangerous in the sense that they cause weight gain.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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