Treatment of obesity by herbal mixtures containing CNS stimulants: Public awareness on the possible harmful effects


Al-Safi, SA; Ayoub, NM; Alkofahi, AS; Aboul-Enein, FH; Aboul-Enein, BH; (2009) Treatment of obesity by herbal mixtures containing CNS stimulants: Public awareness on the possible harmful effects. Texas Public Health Journal, 61 (3). pp. 16-21.

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Abstract

The article examines the level of public awareness regarding the possible harmful effects associated with herbal mixtures containing central nervous system (CNS) stimulants to lose weight. It reveals nervousness is associated with the administration of CNS stimulants-containing herbs. It concludes on the need to increase the level of public awareness regarding harmful adverse events associated with the consumption of herbal products containing CNS stimulants.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: CENTRAL nervous system stimulantsWEIGHT loss preparationsHEALTH productsHERBAL medicineAPPETITE stimulantsCentral nervous system (CNS) stimulantsephedrineherbal mixturesobesitypublic
Faculty and Department: Distance Learning
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Faculty of Public Health and Policy > Dept of Global Health and Development
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/2582329

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