Here's another great article on the dangers of Aspartame. These appear pretty regularly in newsletters and online simply because it is probably the 2nd most dangerous thing to your health right now (after prescription & non-prescription drugs). Print these articles off, send the links to friends and family and hope and pray that they get the message to avoid this terrible health hazard.
There are over 92 different health side effects associated with aspartame consumption. It seems surreal, but true. How can one chemical create such chaos? Aspartame dissolves into solution and can therefore travel throughout the body and deposit within any tissue.
The body digests aspartame unlike saccharin, which does not break down within humans. The multitudes of aspartame side effects are indicative to your genetic individuality and physical weaknesses. It is important to identify which side effects aspartame is creating within you.Aspartame Side Effects: Grave Disease or Aspartame Poisoning.
The components of aspartame can lead to a number of health problems, as you have read. Side effects can occur gradually, can be immediate, or can be acute reactions.
According to Lendon Smith, M.D. there is an enormous population suffering from side effects associated with aspartame, yet have no idea why drugs, supplements and herbs don’t relieve their symptoms.
Then, there are users who don’t ‘appear’ to suffer immediate reactions at all. The answer is that the aspartame builds up in the body. Even individuals who don’t have current side effects are susceptible to the long-term damage caused by excitatory amino acids, phenylalanine, methanol, and DKP.
Adverse reactions and side effects of aspartame include:
- Blindness in one or both eyes
- Decreased vision and/or other eye problems such as: blurring, bright flashes, squiggly lines, tunnel vision
- Decreased night vision
- Pain in one or both eyes
- Decreased tears trouble with contact lenses
- Bulging eyes
- Tinnitus - ringing or buzzing sound
- Severe intolerance of noise
- Marked hearing impairment
- Epileptic seizures
- Headaches, migraines (some severe) and dizziness, unsteadiness
- Confusion and memory loss
- Severe drowsiness and sleepiness
- Paresthesia or numbness of the limbs
- Severe slurring of speech
- Severe hyperactivity and restless legs
- Atypical facial pain
- Severe tremors