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A 32-year-old member asked:

Help please! is aspartame (nutrasweet) really proven to cause joint pain?

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Dr. Thomas Lafferty
32 years experience
No: Not to my knowledge. Some studies are suggestive but there are no conclusive studies linking aspartame and joint pain as far as i know. If you're not sure if it is affecting, try avoiding aspartame-containing products and see if you notice a difference.
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