Numbness or paralysis

 Mouth lesions, sores

Swelling of hands, feet, face

Diarrhea

Mitral valve prolapse

Nausea

Arrhythmias or paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (which can lead to stroke)

Vomiting

Rise or drop in blood pressure (a fluctuation)

Stomach cramps and gas

Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat)

 Irritable bowel, colitis, and/or constipation

Angina (pain in and around heart and ribs)

 Swelling of/or painful rectum

 Heart palpitations (change in heart beat, or irregularities, such as atrial fibrillation)

Spastic colon

 Shuddering, shaking, chills

Extreme thirst

Tendinitis and joint pain, TMJ

Water retention and bloating (stomach swells)

Arthritic-like pain Muscle aches - legs, back, shoulders, neck

 Abdominal discomfort

Flu-like symptoms

Asthma symptoms

Stiffness - jaw, muscles

Shortness of breath

Heaviness of arms, legs

Chest pain

 Mental dullness

Tightness of chest

Depression

 Runny nose and sneezing

Dizziness, light headedness

Postnasal drip

Disorientation, mental confusion, bi-polar

 Bronchitis-like symptoms

Anxiety or panic attacks

 Hoarseness, sore throat

 Hyperactivity, especially in children (A.D.H.D.)

Chronic cough - sometimes a tickle cough

Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.)

 Gagging reflex

Behavioral problems - delinquency, rage, and hostility

Skin rash - hives, itching, rosacea-like reaction

Feelings of inebriation

Mouth lesions, small waxy bits in throat, tonsils

Slurred speech

Tingling numbness on face, ears, arms, legs, or feet

Balance problems

 Flushing, tingling, burning sensation in face or chest

Aching teeth

 Extreme dryness of mouth, "cotton mouth", or irritated tongue

Seizures, tremors

Dark circles or bags under eyes, face swelling

 Loss of memory

 Urological problems, nocturia, uncontrollable bladder or swelling of prostate

Lethargy

Difficulty focusing

Sleeping disorders - insomnia or drowsiness (chronic fatigue)

Pressure behind eyes

Migraine headaches - facial or temporal Eye symptoms - tired or burning eyes to blurry vision, optic neuritis

Seeing shiny lights

Neurological diseases: ALS, Parkinson's, M.S.

Burning sinuses, broken sinus capillaries

 Prostate, infertility, thyroid problems

Gastro esophgeal reflux

Ear problems - tinnitus or Meniere's Disease

Cartilage, connective tissue damage

Gout-like condition (usually knees)

 Gall bladder or gall bladder like problems

Kidney pain - Loin Pain

 Hematuria Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome

Awareness During Sleep Paralysis (ADSP)

Mastocytosis

Symptoms of MSG Sensitivity

Commonly Reported Symptoms of MSG Toxicity

Based on books by Neurosurgeon, Dr. Russell Blaylock (Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills) and Toxicologist, Dr. George Schwartz (In Bad Taste: The MSG Symptom Complex)

Updated 4/2014

 

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