Black Licorice Linked To Irregular Heartbeat

American Voiceshealth ISSUE 47•44 Nov 1, 2011

A chemical compound in black licorice has been found to lower potassium in the blood and may cause irregular heartbeats. What do you think?

  • “Black licorice? What about horehound drops? Or rum balls? Has anyone thought to check on root beer barrels?”

    Earl Lucey –
    Welt Beater

  • “This is what Twizzlers gets for trying to save money and not lobby the FDA this year.”

    Gwen Schreiber –
    Tank Cleaner

  • “I should probably stop prescribing it to my patients then.”

    John Dreyfus –
    Trip Follower