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What is the side effect of monosodium glutamate?

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer that is commonly used in processed foods and is also added to some Asian dishes. Some people may experience adverse reactions to MSG, which are often referred to as "MSG symptom complex." These symptoms can include: Headache: Some people report headaches as a side effect of consuming MSG. Flushing: A warm, tingling sensation on the skin, especially on the face, neck, and upper chest, is a common side effect of consuming MSG. Numbness or tingling: Some people may experience a sensation of numbness or tingling in the face, neck, and arms after consuming MSG. Chest pain or tightness: Chest pain or tightness is a rare but serious side effect that has been reported after consuming MSG. Nausea and vomiting: Some people may experience nausea and vomiting after consuming large amounts of MSG. Allergic reactions: Some people may have an allergic reaction to MSG, which can cause symptoms such as itching, hives, and difficulty breathing. A