Saturday, August 01, 2009
When I was six months old I was diagnosed with Sucrose Intolerance. The Dr's said I would grow out of it (HAHA), it was long considered to be just a childhood illness. I kept asking the dr's if you grow out of it why 27 years later do i still get the same symptoms... To this they had no answer. After working with a new GP and doing my own research as well, we discovered that I do still have the condition only it has a new name Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID) mutation C. It appears to disappear between the ages of 11 and 27, but comes back with a vengeance. Its not known why this happens, but I can assure you its not nice and the ages were pretty much exact for me. It never disappeared completely for me but the effects did decrease for a few years, which helped get me addicted to sugar. Now I have to rediscover all the sucrose free foods on the market, everything has changed since i was a baby, the foods are all different, so now i get to chase my tail around the supermarket again =P At least now I know, I can stop feeling sick all the time now and get back to losing all the weight I gained from eating sugar!