Tag: ephedra

Dietary Supplement Practicum (12 of 21): Interactions between Supplements & Drugs

>>Cindy Davis: So, our last speaker of the morning will be Dr. Bill Gurley who is a professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy. He is director of the UAMS clinical pharmacokinetics research laboratory and chair of the UAMS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and vice…


Dietary Supplement Practicum (19 of 21): Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss

>>Becky Costello: Our next speaker is Carol Haggans, and she’s a scientific and health communications consultant with the Office of Dietary Supplements. And she handles a variety of health communication activities including writing and updating the ODS Dietary Supplement fact sheets and the consumer-focused e-newsletter called The Scoop. How many of you received The Scoop…


Nutrition Tips : How Does Ephedrine Affect the Body?

My name is Christine Marquette and I’m a registered dietitian with the Austin Regional Clinic, and I’m going to talk to you about how ephedrine affects the body. Now ephedrine is actually a component very similar to ephedra. It’s actually just a different name, ephedra, there’s different varieties, ephedra sinica is a type that was…