A 23-year-old male asked:
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can years of drinking 2 liters of diet coke a day lead to parkinson's disease?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No: Although I have a very negative view of diet soft drinks, there is no cause/effect here for parkinson's, which is associated with only a few toxins, including manganese and carbon monoxide poisoning, but maybe aspartame will be revealed as a future culprit.
Answered on Jan 3, 2015
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Not PD necessarily : BUT- I can think about other 3 chronically progressive illnesses you could get.....why risk any? Stop drinking that much diet pop period.
Answered on May 17, 2015

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