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Aspartame contains phenylalanine, which can cause brain damage, seizures and mental retardation in people who have a genetic disorder called phenylketonuria, reports Mayo Clinic. In large doses, aspartame increases pheny... More »

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There is a multitude of conflicting information concerning aspartame. Some of the worst side effects that are thought to be caused or worsened by long-term aspartame use include: brain tumors; various cancers; mental ret... More »

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Reported side effects of aspartame toxicity include blurred vision, tinnitus, headaches and heart palpitations, according to a docket submitted to the FDA by Mark Gold. However, a study conducted by Hull York Medical Sch... More »

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