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Doctor insights on: What Can Cause Random Allergic Reactions To Diet Coke

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What can cause random allergic reactions to diet coke?

What can cause random allergic reactions to diet coke?

Not allergy: Allergic reactions are not random. If you're having an allergic reaction to a component of diet coke, you will suffer the reaction whenever you drink it. Manufactured sodas are very consistent, so if you're having some sort of reaction some of the times you drink it, you're reacting to something else - you're just associating it with diet coke. Your doctor or allergist can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Does diet coke cause m.S?

Does diet coke cause m.S?

No: Diet drinks have been implicated in contributing to gulf war syndrome, desert storm syndrome, and may provoke migraine headaches in susceptible people. There is no evidence that any food additive causes multiple sclerosis, but some anecdotal comments raise concern of a potential to trigger a relapse, but no proof yet. ...Read more

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Can diet coke cause you to lose or gain weight?

Can diet coke cause you to lose or gain weight?

It may not do either: But aspartame is mildly toxic and causes a brain change known as "excitotoxicity". This tends to be worse when brain cells are poorly energized-------and that reflects poor diet that could cause weight gain. ...Read more

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Does cutting diet coke out of your system actually cause you to lose weight?

Does cutting diet coke out of your system actually cause you to lose weight?

Research is limited: The research linking diet coke to weight gain is mixed. Some feel that drinking an artificially sweet substance can trick your body and lead you to eat more calories. An association has been shown between consuming diet drinks and larger waist size, with possible metabolic syndrome. But this is not a cause-effect relationship, nor does it suggest that stopping diet coke leads to losing weight. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if i drink diet coke will it cause me not to lose weight?

I'm wondering if i drink diet coke will it cause me not to lose weight?

Good question: It contains a chemical that causes a phenomenon known as excitotoxicity in brain cells. We have information now that indicates that changes in brain are responsible for obesity (failure to process food properly) and it is possible that sweeteners are at least partially responsible for obesity. ...Read more

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Will drinking diet coke cause tooth cavities?

Will drinking diet coke cause tooth cavities?

Perhaps: The phosphric acid could strip your teeth of their protective enamel and hasten the process of cavity formation. ...Read more

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Does aspertame in diet coke cause poor eye sight in diabetics in the long run?

Does aspertame in diet coke cause poor eye sight in diabetics in the long run?

No: Poor vision in diabetics can be from many causes but using aspertame is not one of them. ...Read more

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