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Researchers had said that consuming as little as one diet soda a day could increase your risk of stroke by 48 percent. Aspartame-sweetened soft drinks have been linked to seizures. This synthetic chemical can evade the blood-brain barrier, allowing the chemicals to directly alter the brain’s neurological function. It is believed that aspartame can raise the levels of phenylalanine in the brain, reducing the production and flow of the neurotransmitters that protect against seizures.