Hi. I am Deborah, a 54-year old female emailing you from Ohio. I’ve been using aspartame since May 2009, and my health symptoms started after using aspartame.
I’ve always eaten sugar-free yogurt and I drink Diet Pepsi in moderate amounts. In April, I started drinking large amounts of Crystal Light ice tea with aspartame. By May, I started having neurological problems (seizure-like).
And, I get so confused with what’s in Crystal Light. They use all different kinds of artificial sweeteners – all are bad, I assume.
One label says:
Ingredients. Water, Malic Acid, Citric Acid, Glycerin, Natural Flavor, Contains Less than 2% of Sucralose, and Acesulfame Potassium (Sweeteners), Potassium Citrate, Red 40, Blue 1, Potassium Sorbate (Preservative).
Another label says:
The original Crystal Light is sweetened with aspartame and acesulfame potassium.
They are all nasty chemicals any way you look at it.
I would become very lethargic, and I’d go in and out of consciousness; my limbs would go limp, and I would be extremely tired afterwards. I had nine of these episodes occur over a 4 month period.
I had many, many medical tests with no findings.
I’d heard about aspartame side effects, and I read you articles. That’s when I stopped all products with aspartame – I’ll never forget that day on July 24. One month later, as of August 24, I did not have anymore episodes, and none since then.
How can I thank you for getting the word out?
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