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According to a new study, women who drink too many artificially-sweetened diet drinks may be more likely to suffer from heart attacks, blood clots and other cardiovascular problems.

While this isn’t the first study that establishes a relationship between diet drinks and heart health, one of the study’s authors said it’s not time (just yet) to give up diet drinks completely.

“I don’t think these findings in and of themselves are grounds for changing any habits right now,” said study author Dr. Ankur Vyas, a cardiovascular disease fellow at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. “A lot more work needs to be done.”

Are Diet Drinks Dangerous For Women?  was originally published on elev8.com

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