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    9/15/2015 11:23:26 AM

    Reviewer: bunnihouse, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

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    Comment:
    The first time I tried aspartame was when Crystal Light switched from whatever sweetener they had been using to aspartame. I became extremely dizzy, and this continued any time I ate or drank something with aspartame. Alka-Seltzer Cold Plus switched to aspartame, I not only became dizzy but threw up. Needless to say, I do not consume anything with aspartame now. If you are a fan of it, I highl ... Show Full Comment

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    8/24/2015 12:38:46 AM

    Reviewer: Txtraveler, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Aspartame assisted me greatly in losing over 50 pounds of excess weight during a 6 month diet, by letting me use soft drinks or similar fluids to suppress my appetite and reduce my calorie intake. I did experience headaches when drinking large amounts (over 3 quarts) of aspartame sweetened drinks on hot days. Lesser amounts didn't cause any side-effects. On the other hand, the informati ... Show Full Comment

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    2/27/2015 1:02:30 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Comment:
    ASPARTAME is found in THOUSANDS of different foods.you don't know that because there are many different names for it. I started taking Aspartame alittle more then I was already and the problems I had increased big time. what I thought was fibromyalgia was just to much intake of this stuff.

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    4/24/2014 2:14:06 PM

    Reviewer: christoph, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Comment:
    I have been trying to cut back on sugar. I started using aspartame for a month. It caused mouth watering, increased headaches, acid build up, increased knee pain. I felt sick all the time and could sleep because of the side effects. This is a very unsafe sugar sub. I found a Harvard study that listed more side effect; such as blood cancer and strokes, also depression, etc... So if you do some d ... Show Full Comment

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    12/15/2013 9:35:40 PM

    Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Crazy people. Aspartame has not been found to cause any health effects. It is a low calorie sweetener 200 times sweeter than sugar and therefore is used in extremely small amounts. The acceptable daily intake is only 50 milligrams per kilogram. That's about 20 cans of diet soda a day for a 165 pound adult. The ADI is set way below what is actually thought to cause harm so I'd like to kn ... Show Full Comment

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