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skipped beats

i wonder why but everytime i eat a from a chinese restaurant, or thai food, i get skipped beats!!!!

i have tested it and it always happeneds after this kind of food.

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Supposedly Chinese food is laden with MSG and I've heard that MSG causes skipped beats in many people.  Perhaps that is the connection.
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Monosodium Glutamate, used in Chinese restaurants, has been linked to arythmias. Studies verifying this are available (International Journal of Cardiology November 2009) on the national data base "PubMed".
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I have found I have a faster heart rate after eating Chinese food.  Some Asian restaurants advertise "No msg used" but I am less trusting than I used to be after several bouts of afib.  I am taking no chances!
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Interestingly they did a lab study with MSG and lab rats, and one hundred percent of the test animals developed brain damage.
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