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Does msg cause insomnia?

Does msg cause insomnia?

MSG insominia: The short answer is "yes." insomnia is a common symptom of msg intolerance. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Boland
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Does MSG causes weight gain and more fat storage?

Does MSG causes weight gain and more fat storage?

Common idea of ?: validity. It is impossible to gain mass without taking in more than removed (calories have never been correct issue). Blamming bad, or good, behavior on a single molecule not reliable, though some (Etoh/Opiods/statins/PCN) can powerfully change behavior. Living creatures have so many overlapping control mechanisms which are hard to overcome; a big issue for Big Pharma working to find useful ones. ...Read more

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Daughter had gotten week long fever the past 4 times she's gone to Chinese buffet. Can MSG cause this? No other symptoms.

Daughter had gotten week long fever the past 4 times she's gone to Chinese buffet. Can MSG cause this? No other symptoms.

Food related : If she has symptoms like vomiting , diarrhea stomach pain could be related to Chinese food . But fever alone and no other symptoms unlikely related to food. ...Read more

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Could msg cause heart palpitations?

Could msg cause heart palpitations?

MSG: Monosodium glutamate (msg) is an fda approved flavor enhancer- added to chinese food, canned products ; processed foods. Adverse symptoms r noted but none have a definitive link. These r usually mild -not requiring rx - just avoid food w/ msg. Symptoms are: ha, nausea cp, diaphoresis palpitations, facial pain/numbness generalized weakness. ...Read more

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Can msg cause heart palpitations?

Yes it can: And can also cause headache, high blood pressure etc.Take care! http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/monosodium-glutamate/faq-20058196. ...Read more

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Do additive chemicals like msg cause learning disabilities and alzheimer's?

Maybe: There is no definitive proof that msg or similar chemicals cause alzheimer's or other neurodegenerative disorders. ...Read more

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Msg makes me have panic attacks and burning pain all over with extreme irritability. Is this caused by glutamate receptor problem or channelopathies?

Msg makes me have panic attacks and burning pain all over with extreme irritability.  Is this caused by glutamate receptor problem or channelopathies?

MSG symptom complex : The proposed mechanism is though to involve exaggerated sensitivity to msg which is metabolized to glutamate, a dominant excitatory Amino Acid neurotransmitter. Msg is a normal constituent of food protein and rarely causes symptoms when excess amount are not added to food. The complex has to do with upregulation of normal receptors as opposed to a channelopathy or a glutamate receptor problem. ...Read more

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Why is msg found in food?

Flavor: Msg is used as a flavor-enhancer. The human taste buds are very sensitive to sodium, which is a major component of monosodium glutamate. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more