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Warning Issued About Supplement Dangers

Wednesday July 16 2014




A WARNING has been issued to those who use pre-workout supplements in Barnsley.

Council officers took samples of supplements, which claimed to improve performance and burn fat, from gyms around the borough.

Analytical testing of the products found one of the supplements, Muscle Junkie Psycho Pre-Workout, to contain DMAA, a stimulant for which safe levels for human consumption have not been established.

Adverse reactions to the substance have been reported around the world and products containing DMAA have been withdrawn across the European Union.

DMAA has been linked with high blood pressure, nausea, cerebral haemorrhage, strokes and even death.

Coun Roy Miller, cabinet spokesperson for place, said: "Residents who think they may have consumed any substances containing DMAA are advised to contact their GP.

"Officers will carry out further testing on similar products in the coming months to ensure that the products on the market are safe."

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Reply Posted by paul shirt on Wednesday July 16 2014 at 16:03
Just safe old style fruit veg and exercise works good. Hope no one is in debt or ill thru these misleading products. It's a disgrace they get away with it , is it much different to the ' legal high' issue ?.

Reply Posted by anon on Sunday July 20 2014 at 21:03
Personally i've tried some, they don't burn fat whatsoever, at best they give you palpitations and make you feel more alert, not worth it at all

Reply Posted by gym junkie on Monday July 21 2014 at 08:02
I use pre work outs for 4 weeks on and then 4 weeks off, dont believe just what the media says. Im massive now and i get a rush from them. Ooouussssshhhh give me some c4 now!!!!!