There were marks on the wall, two wooden steps were broken and there was a nice gash in the wall where my head had hit,' she said. Yarmey's doctors diagnosed her injuries as resulting from a 'classic' epileptic seizure. She and Massachusetts Institute of Technology neuroscientist Richard Wurtman believe the incident may be connected to her consumption of the artificial sweetener NutraSweet, known generically as aspartame.
I was probably, at that particular time period, doing a liter and a half to two liters of diet soda with NutraSweet a day,' said Yarmey, who said when she stopped taking NutraSweet her problems disappeared. Yarmey is not alone. Many NutraSweet consumers -- particularly heavy users -- who have suffered headaches, tremors, blindness, allergic reactions and seizures blame NutraSweet for their ailments.
Wurtman says he personally is aware of more than cases in which he suspects NutraSweet has caused health problems such as headaches, dizziness and seizures. Wurtman says the problem might be solved simply by stiffening the labeling requirements for Mabels Dream - Norske Rytmekonger / NRK* - Hot & Blue (Oliver / Morton / Armstrong / Etc / 1923-28 products so that certain identified groups can monitor their intake.
She said the group now has about members. Then I'd switch to the iced tea with it,' Mysteries Of The World - Various - 100 Hits Disco said. In the summer ofRoth said, she began to experience headaches, sleep and memory loss and irritability.
After getting out of bed one morning, she discovered that she couldn't see when she closed her right eye, Roth said.
It was like a centralized, almond-shaped black spot,' she said. Doctors' laboratory tests failed to trace the cause of her partial blindness, she said, and one doctor told her not to expect vision to return to her eye. Roth said she suspected NutraSweet as the cause after learning of a similar case that was allegedly linked to the sweetener -- and after about four weeks without NutraSweet, her headaches and other problems ceased.
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Morgan Raiford, an ophthalmologist at Emory University, examined both Roth and Wilson and believes their problems stem from consumption of the methyl alcohol in NutraSweet. Dorris Bookhart, 43, a legal secretary in Lodge, S. At the time, she said, she was drinking four ounce bottles of Diet Coke a day, as well as diet lemonade. Both contained NutraSweet. In January ofafter six months of problems, she suffered a grand mal seizure, a convulsive episode in which the victim loses consciousness, she said.
Her doctors were mystified by the seizures, but they ruled out epilepsy, Bookhart said. She said she suspected NutraSweet as the culprit when, at her husband's suggestion, she stopped drinking Diet Coke and the problems ended. Another heavy user of the artificial sweetener, Larry Taylor of Arlington, Texas, said he was hospitalized for five or six days to undergo a battery of tests after suffering a grand mal seizure in He also was a victim of migraine headaches that became more frequent between and Lifes A Beach - Django Django - Django Django his seizures, Taylor, an anesthetist, was not allowed to work until January of this year, a disability he said left him 'financially devastated.
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