Memory Loss and Confusion
These were side effects experienced by more than 30% of aspartame reactors. The majority of them 62% consumed diet drinks. Their impaired memory increased after ingesting products with aspartame. Diabetics who use large quantities of aspartame and have diabetic dementia may need to give it up to regain their memory.
A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzz short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen or on a printed page.