Dietary Supplement Still Sold Despite FDA Warnings

Although several countries have outlawed the supplement and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent warning letters to manufacturers to stop producing it, retailers like Vitamin Shoppe and GNC are still selling .

Last year, two US Army soldiers suffered heart attacks during physical training, with autopsies revealing DMAA in their systems. The U.S. Department of Defense has since outlawed DMAA’s sale on military bases and is launching an investigation into its effects. Stars and Stripes magazine reported that the Department of Defense is going to send out surveys for soldiers to complete about -past health events potentially associated with dietary supplement use, including the use of DMAA.-

Aside from death, DMAA has been linked to heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular disorders, central nervous system disorders, and psychiatric disorders including .

Randy Hood

McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC

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