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Now being tested for “Systemic Mastocytosis”

As of this past Thursday, June 23, 2016, I am now being tested for something called “Systemic Mastocytosis.” rarediseases.org describes this illness as, “Mastocytosis is a rare disorder characterized by abnormal accumulations of mast cells in the skin, bone marrow, and internal organs (liver, spleen, gastrointestinal tract and lymph nodes).”

From the Mayo Clinic website:

Can Truvia (Stevia) make you lightheaded and dizzy? alvin November 26, 2014 - 7:48pm

Earlier this year I found that Truvia helped make me lightheaded and dizzy. I was going through a problem where I kept getting dizzy, and had passed out four times. The doctors never figured out what the problem was, even though I went through every heart test known to my cardiologist, finishing off with a TEE test. We knew I had thyroid cancer, but several doctors said that could not be the cause of being lightheaded and dizzy.

In short, here’s what I found through my own tests regarding Truvia (Stevia):