do Heath Ledger's death, diet coke and medication all have in
Aspartame is an addictive
drug that interacts with other
drugs and vaccines.
Heath Ledger was a Diet Coke
drinker, according to reports. He also suffered from
a bipolar symptoms. He was
on Ambien CR and anti-depressants (SSRIs).
marketed as NutraSweet, E951 or 951, Equal, Canderel,
etc. is a psycho-drug that changes brain
Ralph G. Walton, MD, Medical
Director, Safe Harbor Behavioral
Health Professor of Clinical Psychiatry,
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
"The dipeptide component of
the molecule can alter brain chemistry,
significantly changing the ratio of catecholamines
to indolamines, with resultant lowering of seizure
threshold, production of carbohydrate craving and in
vulnerable individuals leading to panic, depressive
and cognitive symptoms."
In one of Dr. Walton's papers
he said further: "The neurochemical impact of
aspartame on the brain is fairly complicated. Not
only does it decrease the availability of the
building block for serotonin (L-tryptophan), but one
of the two amino acids that comprise aspartame,
phenylalanine, is a precursor
for another very important neurotransmitter,
norepinephrine. Papers which I published
in 1986 and 1993 discuss what I believe is the
clinical impact (accentuating depressive illness) of
altering the balance between these 2
neurotransmitters (norepinephrine and serotonin).
"There is evidence that the therapeutic effect of
antidepressants can be blocked by
parachlorophenylalanine - a form of phenylalanine-
one of the major constituents of aspartame. Administration of this
substance has also been associated with aggression
So, it has certainly been
established aspartame changes brain chemistry, and
interacts with anti-depressants.
phenylalanine in aspartame depletes serotonin
triggering bipolar, suicidal tendencies, panic
attacks, paranoia, hallucinations,
schizophrenic, mood swings, insomnia, anxiety,
H. J. Roberts, MD, who wrote
the medical text: "Aspartame Disease: An
Ignored Epidemic" - www.sunsentpress.com
- has chapters on the issue and also goes into
bipolar and the many psychiatric and behavioral
problems. In one paper he reports: "The
phenylalanine in aspartame dissociates from the
ester bond and increases dopamine levels in your
brain. This can lead to symptoms of depression
because it distorts the serotonin/dopamine balance."
He goes into indepth information on all the
components and the mental problems.
Dr. Roberts says aspartame interacts with all
antidepressants. In his book on page
468/469 he does give some general considerations as
to why aspartame may either reduce or potentiate
drug action by various mechanisms. A few
possibilities are listed:
* Alteration of the blood
proteins to which drugs attach.
* Alteration of drug receptors
on cell membranes.
* Changes in the sites at
which impulses are transmitted along nerves and to
* Metabolic abnormalities in
the elderly that are known to enhance their
vulnerability to drug reactions. This problem
increases in the case of persons taking multiple
drugs (polypharmacy) prescribed by several
* Interference with drug
action by amino acids and protein. An example is the
erratic therapeutic effects when patients with
parkinsonism who were controlled on levodopa began to use
aspartame products. The antagonism of levodopa by
dietary protein presumably reflects impaired
transport from serum across the blood brain barrier
by neutral amino acids.
With regard to antidepressant
drugs he mentions aspartame may interfere with the
action of important drugs used to treat depression,
particularly imipramine (a tricyclic
antidepressant). Further he states the monoamine
oxidase inhibitors (MAOI's), another group of
antidepressant drugs can have additional adverse
effects when aspartame is consumed. These include
phenelzine (Nardil), isocarboxazide (Marplan) and
It is pertinent that
hypertensive crises have occurred in patients so
treated after they consumed foods and beverages
containing tyramine and tryptophan. This response
probably represents vasospasm caused by amino
acid-derived sympathomimetic substances such as
norepinephrine and tyramine.
Known Killer Prozac.
With reference to Prozac
he says the serotonin elevating action of fluoxetine
(Prozac) for treatment of depression could be
counteracted by aspartame. It can block tryptophan
entry into the brain, thereby inhibiting synthesis
James Bowen, M.D., reports:
"Because aspartame in the processes of digestion and
metabolism, forms about
ten other known severe poisonings, and intermediate
metabolites, it's potential for drug
related interactions is immeasurable."
is a known destroyer of DNA. The
mitocondrial DNA (MtDNA) is especially damaged,
yielding the present epidemic of disease aspartame
consuming mothers pass on to all future generations.
Aspartame also directly damages the mitochondria,
thus having a "double whammy" effect on
The summation of these many
known severe toxicities and its immune, genetic,
mitochondrial, and metabolic damages, make clear aspartame will not only cause
many diseases, which the Food and Drug
Administration and CDC have already noted but it
has pathways of approach to interact adversely
with every conceivable pharmaceutical."
So it's very obvious why Heath
Ledger was taking antidepressants, he was consuming
a psycho product that triggers mental illness and
one that has caused an epidemic of bipolar. Here is Dr.
Walton's recent article which goes into bipolar:
Statement issued February
6th 2008 - "Mr Heath Ledger died as the result
of acute intoxication by the combined effects of
oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam,
doxylamine." - New York medical examiner.
A deadly cocktail of prescribed
2) Percodan, a pain killer.
4) Vicodine, a pain killer.
6) Valium, anxiety,
insomnia, muscle spasms.
7) Temazepam, strong sedative.
9) Xanax, anxiety disorders, panic
10) Doxylamine, powerful antihistamine, sedative.
Wrigley's gum contains aspartame.
Last summer Abby Cormack from New Zealand made world news when she was
poisoned by aspartame from Wrigley's gum. She was
about to be diagnosed with bipolar when she decided
to research her problems and found www.dorway.com
Here is her story:
Aspartame experts reviewed her medical history and
here is that report as well:
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