DMAA Supplement Warning
I would like to issue a very serious DMAA supplement warning. I’ve received a very disturbing update on the dangers of DMAA, in the Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR) read widely by physicians; like myself.
The Food and Drug Administration has reported that there have been 60 reports of illnesses and deaths associated with the weight loss supplement DMAA.
DMAA (dimethylamylamine) is also used in supplements used for muscle building and performance enhancements.
Reported cases include heart problems or psychiatric disorders. DMAA can also increase blood pressure and lead to a range of cardiovascular problems, shortness of breath and chest tightening. It also may be more dangerous when used in combination with caffeine.
DMAA Supplement Warning By The FDA
The FDA has warned companies that using DMAA in dietary supplements is illegal and is now trying to ensure that all DMAA-containing supplements are no longer distributed to consumers.
I urge you all to check your weight-loss supplements for DMAA and assure you that Smart for Life® does not use this, or any other drugs, in our products. Please check your labels carefully as DMAA is known by several other possible names, listed below:
• 4-methyl- (9CI)
As with so many things, we must all be our own best advocate. Pay attention, and stay tuned in to the helpful resources that will keep you up to date on the latest research and warnings, such as this.
As always, to your good health, Dr. Sass. Please heed this DMAA supplement warning for your good health!