betty at noel.pd.org
Thu Aug 24 20:16:48 EST 1995
Dear Doctor Bleck: I have referred your post to Dr. Roberts for him to
answer you. He is now on Internet. Dr. Roberts is a Board certified
practicing internist and an internationally known medical consultant and
researcher. He is on the Active Staff of Good Samaritan Hospital and St.
Mary's Hospital (West Palm Beach), Director of the Palm Beach Institute
for Medical Research since l964 and a member of many prestigious medical
and scientific organizations - including the Endocrine Society and the
American Academy of Neurology. He has authored eight acclaimed books,
three being nominated for a Pulitzer including his latest on Alzheimer's
Disease: Defense Against Alzheimer's Disease. He has done research on
Alzheimer's for 30 years. In this book he goes into those single amino
acids in aspartame going past the blood brain barrier. (1 800 -814-9800).
He also has some excellent tapes not only on Alzheimer's but one titled:
IS ASPARTAME SAFE? He does go into multiple sclerosis and aspartame on
Also, the neurosurgeon, Dr. Russell Blaylock, goes into this in his book:
EXCITOTOXINS; THE TASTE THAT KILLS.
I'm going to forward you instructions to the auto-responder. I just got
a scanner and haven't gotten it working yet, but will add some of the
scientific reports. However, there are case histories you can access
that show the elimination of MS symptoms after the diagnosis of multiple
sclerosis was made. I know these patients have cases of remission but no
one I've ever seen on NutraSweet with MS has ever returned to these MS
symptoms. In fact, it's incredible how quickly they disappear off aspartame.
In your case, did you ask the patients if they used NutraSweet? This has
been the problem. Most physicians have no idea that aspartame is a
chemical poison or knows the history. Incidently, there is a history on
the auto-responder. If you type in
it should give you an index. Either aspartame1 or aspartame2 is an
article someone wrote called NutraPoison. About 70 or 80% of this
article is also recorded in books and articles. It has 98 references
although I haven't checked them out as yet. The FDA on their April 20,
1995 complaint report admitted to 735 cases of poor equilibrium, also
almost 500 cases of seizures and convulsions and 230 cases of other
neurological symptoms. There were 201 sleep problems and these insomnia
problems are due to disturbed neurotransmitters. The insomnia disappears
Because I'm on Internet and tell people to take the "no aspartame test"
you would be surprised how many people post notes back - I can walk
again, I can see again, etc., etc. Some of them are just shocked when
medical problems disappear they would have never associated with
aspartame like joint pain (from the methanol). Our people on American On
Line are doing the same thing and case histories are just flowing in. I
do have a research paper by one of our people since he's been on Internet
and he lists about 70 cases but I won't forward it because its about 250
pages long, that is unless you ask for it.
The Aspartame Consumer Safety Network has thousands of case histories, a
great percentage the MS symptomatology.
Dr. Roberts has about 200 publications. I know his report on brain
tumors and aspartame has been peer reviewed: "DOES ASPARTAME CAUSE HUMAN
In the paper ASPARTAME; METHANOL AND THE PUBLIC HEALTH by Dr. Woodrow
Monte (Journal of Applied Nutrition Volume 36, Number 1, 1984) he quotes
Dr. Wurtman. "Dr. Richard J. Wortman, Professor Neuroendocrine
Regulation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presented data
to the FDA demonstrating that in humans the feeding of a carbohydrate
with aspartame significantly enhances aspartame's positive effect on
plasma and brain phenylalanine and tyrosine levels (48 Federal Register
at 31379). There are sound scientific reasons to believe that increasing
the brain levels of these large neutral amino acids could affect the
synthesis of neurotransmitters and in turn affect bodily functions
controlled by the autonomic nervous system. The proven ability of
aspartame to inhibit the glucose-induced release of serotonin within the
brain may also affect behaviors, such as satiety and sleep."
He says under "Acute Toxicity in Man "Toxic Syndrome": .....Patients may
complain of lethargy, confusion and impairment of articulation, all
frequently encountered signs in moderate central nervous system (CNS)
intoxications resulting from other toxic compounds.
I have Dr. Wurtman's study on phenylalanine and he is a brilliant man.
However, he did change sides. He fought against aspartame, explained it
wasn't a diet product, and that it causes seizure, etc. Then he turned
around and became a consultant for the NutraSweet Company. I have his
work before he changed over.
I will be glad to mail you the hard copies of these reports if you want them.
The MS Association tells me that multiple sclerosis is escalating and
they believe its over 500,000 cases but they don't record them - this is
only their estimate. I'm in Atlanta so I called the Georgia office.
Dr. Roberts sees many cases of multiple sclerosis and has gotten them off
aspartame. Since he is a researcher too he can give you indepth
information. I'm sure he will be in touch soon.
Thank you for replying. Regards Betty
Domain: betty at pd.org
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