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A young woman who died in the London Marathon was using a stimulant which has since been banned, an inquest has heard.
Another substance which was easily available,. Despite not being properly tested.
The inquest at Southwark Coroner's Court heard that Miss Squires died from acute cardiac failure.On the day of the race, Miss Squires had put Jack3d in her water bottle, the hearing was told.The popular stimulant used to contain an amphetamine-like substance DMAA, and experts say this contributed to her death.DMAA was banned from shelves and internet sales in the UK in August last year over fears it could be lethal when used during rigorous activity.Jack3d since removed the ingredient from their product.The court heard how several US soldiers had died after taking DMAA during training, and it was subsequently banned by the US Army.
Before the race she had raised £500 but following news of her death, thousands of well-wishers have left donations of more than £1m.
Full article Sky News We are not talking about a drugs cheat here. This was a young girl who put a scoop of a legal substance (at the time) in her water bottle as she was preparing for a charity run........ Such a tragic waste of life trying to help others. Jacked is used as a weight loss aid and work out booster It contained a controversial substance called dimethylamylamine, or DMAA.
The 30-year-old hairdresser from NorthKilworth, Leicestershire, was running to raise funds for the Samaritans in honour of her brother Grant, who died of a drug overdose in 2001, aged 25.
1,3-Dimethylamylamine HCl is also known as Methylhexaneamine or DMAA. It is a naturally-occurring constituute of the geranium plant. This plant has long been in the food supply and has traditionally been used for a wide variety of purposes. This particular constitute is a stimulant that provides energy and focus to the user. This is one of the things that separates Jack3d from the rest, and makes Jack3d the best pre-workout drink out there. 1,3-Dimethylamylamine HCl is safe in small doses. Never exceed recommended dosage and follow directions. Although there are no long-term studies on its usage, it has a long history of safe use. We will stay on the lookout for more information on geranamine. Geranium has been safely used as an herbal supplement for centuries, though.
She put one scoop in her water bottle and said she would only use it if she hit a wall
Originally posted by DaTroof
Supplement is a fancy word for drug.
She knowingly took a drug.