thanks for the great hub. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on September 04, 2015: Andrea, I am feeling bad for your experiences. I could have become very, very ill. What are we going to do? Tho the migraine and stomach distress have not be totally eliminated by avoiding artificial sweet there don't as often. What a terrible thing for you but thanks for passing on. Although hypersensitivity to sugar alcohol is rare, its symptoms can include: nausea; vomiting; indigestion; cramping; bloating Roberta Kyle from Central New Jersey on March 27, 2010: I've been using Stevia for years instead of sugar or artificial alternatives and I swear by it-- natural, herbal, and sweet. In baking, I use unsweetened applesauce, mashed ripe bananas, or crushed pineapple in place of a large part of the fat, sugar, and eggs required by some recipes, like oatmeal-based cookies with raisins and nuts, and some other baked goods. Splenda really can kill and it is buried in ingredient fine print on grocery items. Going to stop Splenda immediately and go back to sugar for a test. had no idea so many had allergic reactions like mine. However, I am allergic. So... No more Diet Pepsi for me. I'm bloated and have more gas than a gas company. In extreme cases, PG can even cause numbness in the face and tongue as well as swelling and redness in these areas. Many thanks. A bit expensive but where my health is concerned it's worth it. caretakerray - The more natural foods tI eat, the more energy I have. Lisa Marie Gabriel from United Kingdom on January 04, 2019: This is very interesting. Some substances, or their impact, accumulate in a human's body to produce allergies over time. LPogue - I'll put a few up on a related Hub sometime soon. Case in point, I suffer from GERD and use antacids a lot. I always check the labels on diet products. !and I thought it was just old age!!!! The last time I looked at the list of symptoms compiled by the medical profession for this artificial sweetener, I found 28 symptoms, and while I suffered from 15 of them. The information on this site is not intended to make a diagnosis or take the place of talking to a U.S. healthcare professional.This site is intended solely for U.S. residents and is governed solely by U.S. laws and government regulations. As a chemist, I didn't know any sugar with that name, so - I checked online and whoa - a chlorinated sugar, so that it does not go through your metabolism but to your liver. An itchy skin rash can result from an allergic reaction. I immediately stopped drinking it. Even though this may not seem like one of the serious side effects of sucralose, it can turn into severe medical conditions such as bronchitis and pneumonia. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on March 26, 2010: Green Lotus - the brand I have is only "Stevia" but I'll look up the company name in the fine print on the box. Please see our online privacy policy for more information. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Acesulfame Potassium, E950 also known as acesulfame K or Ace-K, is a calorie-free sweetener used in sugar-free products. It is now in so many different products, it is hard to keep track of. Back in 2005 when my wife bought a jar of "no sugar added" jam, I checked the label and got suspicious that it did contain Sucralose. I am writing an article right now about some foods and medicines that have it that you wouldn't expect. I was told to remove all artificial sweetner from my diet when I was diagnosed with cfs. Gripe water, various flavours. Artificial Sweeteners can also develop into an addiction. The severity of symptoms can be affected by contributing factors such as the quantity of sucrose and starch consumed, the level of bacterial activity in the colon, the absorptive capacity of the colon, and the rates of transit out of the stomach and small intestine. When undigested substances are not absorbed in the colon, an osmotic pull of water into the colon causes watery diarrhea. Such a small amount though! Abdominal cramping or discomfort, heartburn, and possibly bloating and gas. You may also develop eczema or general skin inflammation from an allergy to aspartame 2. fluffy42 from San Diego, CA on February 18, 2011: That's good to know. It is very important that allergies not be treated lightly, because they can result in death among the worst cases. fishtiger58 from Momence, Illinois on March 28, 2010: I started using stevia about a year ago and I just love it. My concern is that sugar depresses the immune system. The alleged symptoms associated with sucralose are gastrointestinal problems (bloating, gas, diarrhea, nausea), skin irritations (rash, hives, redness, itching, swelling), wheezing, cough, runny nose, chest pains, palpitations, anxiety, anger, moods swings, depression, and itchy eyes. Allergic reactions to sugar substitutes are fairly uncommon. It is often pink and sometimes accompanied by feeling flushed after ingestion of the product. I stopped eating cornflakes because of the high sugar content. I had no idea what could happen. this neck,arm and leg itches are killing me,4 years now...how fast can I make it go away forever. Stevia is a natural sweetener and seems best, to me, in beverages; but I've used it well in cooking and baking. [21] I have an article describing some of my experience. Thanks for a great hub. Great hub! I have controlled high blood pressure which rules out numerous decongestants. I went back to the east coast, this time Florida, to visit a friend. The most common culprit is propylene glycol (PG), a commonly used base in e-liquids. im off artificial sweeteners for good and will share this with everyone i know. Reviewed: 4/29/2019 7/22/2013 I have two patients, both of whom complain of allergy towards artificial sweetners (ie: Stevia, Splenda). Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on January 05, 2017: It is a good thing you had the epi pen with you. By Benjah-bmm27 - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1913861. One year I went to a friends for Christmas dinner, after we polished off her homemade cheesecake she let us all know to be thankful she us d Splenda instead of sugar. Excessive amounts of sucrose can make normal flu and allergy symptoms, such as a cough and runny nose, worse. QOL Medical assumes no liability for any errors or omissions in the content of the site. Allergic reactions range from mild (sneezing and sniffles) to severe (anaphylactic shock, inability to breathe and death). Others sometimes accuse sufferers of faking or imagining allergies. It was on shelves for only a couple of months. More reactions have been reported for natural products compared with artificial sweeteners. I do sometimes experience some of the less severe reactions you've listed, so I think I'll give unrefined sugar and honey a try just to see if my symptoms clear up. These individuals may experience gastrointestinal symptoms from starch consumption as well. gramarye from Adelaide - Australia on March 28, 2010: Great hub, more people need to know about this, and then there are conspiracy theories about how they donate tons of money to diabetes organisations who in return promote their products! Additional symptoms not listed below could be related to the product as well. Mainly because I only ate/drank things that had it... occasionally. The childhood memories of sugar on salads and undissolved salt covering the top of fried eggs still is unpleasant to me. As an adult, I eliminated sugar from my diet and stopped adding salt to foods at the table. There’s not a lot of scientific information out there on allergies to artificial sweeteners, writes Phil Lieberman, M.D., at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI). It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Many of those affected with CSID also have irregular amounts of isomaltase and maltase-glucoamylase, the enzymes required for starch digestion. Thanks. I didn't realize that artificial sweetners could be so bad for you. [Human body by Bartolomeo Eustachi (1520?-1574)]. Gastrointestinal symptoms may differ among infants, children, and adults affected by this enzyme deficiency. Sucralose—the no-calorie sugar substitute known as Splenda—has been found to cause a variety of harmful biological effects on the body, according to a new research review. I was almost back to normal. Patty uses advanced degrees in preventive medicine and health psychology in research and treatment for public and private health agencies. An allergy can be confused with intolerance, but there are some distinct signs and symptoms. The pressure and the migraine was killing me. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on April 08, 2012: You might have to ask a doctor. The fruits also makes the baked product very moist. Some people have reported blistering, itching, redness, and swelling Great hub as always, Patty. From what I understand it's sugar alcohol? Interestingly, he began having allergies of his own. I have controlled high blood pressure which rules out numerous decongestants. I am trying no sugar right now. The most common skin side effect is the development of hives, which can … Started flushing myself with Water, and non-diet sodas/teas. Symptoms of Sucrose Intolerance do not appear in infants until they start ingesting sucrose- and starch-containing foods such as fruit juices, solid foods, common baby foods, milk-based formula, and medications sweetened with sucrose. Have you done a hub on how much applesauce or fruit to replace the sugar, fat and eggs? Constricted airway and difficult breathing, shortness of breath, Sensitivity to light and sound without migraine pain, Clumsiness and loss of fine motor movement direction. This is dramatically not the case when a person experiences anaphylactic shock. So, I read the label, and - lo and behold - it has sucralose in it. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on November 06, 2012: Cool! I would love for you to write some hubs on. This has been a really long process, for 2 years my doctors assumed I was basically celiac/extreme gluten sensitivity, but turns out it's actually the artificial sweeteners i've been living off - the symptoms for both are almost identical. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on January 04, 2019: I do like stevia very much. Some people have reported that consuming sucralose has led to a host of symptoms resembling an allergic reaction. The following symptoms and groups of symptoms may result from an allergic reaction to Splenda®, but also may be the result of other causes. Symptoms in children may be more severe than in adults because children have shorter gastrointestinal tracts. Eating excessive amounts of sucralose may cause diarrhea, bloating and gas. Other: Bleeding that is quick and will not clot, blood in urine, seizures, chest pains, cardiac involvement, elevated liver enzymes. Health-related office somewhere, maybe. Infants who are breastfed may not show symptoms until a milk-based formula is introduced into their diet, or they begin eating solid foods. Itchy skin, muscle aches and stiffness, joint pain, numbness in the feet, dry mouth, shortness of breath (attributed to COPD) but getting worse all thetime, tinnitus which comes and goes frequently...actually all the time, irritability, sleep changes, depression (taking meds)and last, "hello goodyear" gaining weight. One other friend (female) experienced 5 or 6 allergy symptoms after about 6 weeks of losing weight successfully with Splenda® and discarded it from her diet. I had a couple more, and by mid afternoon I was totally laid out on the couch with a migraine. Headaches and migraines, most often the latter. I've contacted companies about their using Splenda and they don't respond -- They don't care. It's just not good enough. Adult symptoms may be limited to increased frequency of loose stools, abdominal distention, and flatulence. Over time, the consumption of these artificial sweeteners can alter taste buds and result in a constant craving for foods that are overly sweet. Sucrose Intolerance is often misdiagnosed in infants as chronic, nonspecific diarrhea, called “toddler’s diarrhea.” Older children are often misdiagnosed as having irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) because cramps, abdominal pain, gas, and intermittent diarrhea are symptoms common to both IBS and Sucrose Intolerance. The FDA Web site includes contact information for non-emergency food-related complaints. And I thought it was just because I was older than dirt and going through male menopause or PMS. Hillary from Atlanta, GA on March 26, 2010: Much thanks and nicely done Patty. I spoke to her only yesterday about me using Splenda in dessert cooking - no way now. If you've experienced adverse reactions to Splenda®, please consider contacting the FDA with your complaints. has anyone been allergic to splenda, or know of anyone who has? If so I would love to read it. The other 95 percent contains a bulking agent called maltodextrin, which serves as filler, and corn-based dextrose, a type of sugar. Abdominal swelling (distention), gassiness, chronic colic, irritability, excoriated (abrasions and irritations) buttocks, vomiting, and diaper rash can all be signs of pediatric Sucrose Intolerance. Some allergic reactions occur very quickly; others get stronger over time with each additional exposure. Though its considered safe by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects. Improperly absorbed carbohydrates slow down the rate that consumed food moves from the stomach into the small intestine and, at the same time, accelerate the rate consumed food in the small-intestine moves into the large intestine. However, this occurs in only a minority of cases. thanx for writing. Wow. I'll stick with Setvia. Other erroneous diagnoses may include milk protein intolerance, food allergies, and chronic, nonspecific diarrhea. Now if I can just give up eating cream cakes.....is it lunch time yet? It is often pink and sometimes accompanied by feeling flushed after ingestion of the product. I was literally in tears on the plane. Manuka Honey and the Best Natural Healing -- Wound healing is a big thrust in Medicine and Health for the 2010s. Last time they were out of regular pills so I got the cooling ones.... Red the ingredient tonight. What is Sucrose Intolerance? If you have any, let me know. I have used Splenda without side effects but not often. I hope your health continues to improve! Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on March 27, 2010: Very good hub. Even though this may not seem like one of the serious side effects of sucralose, it can turn into severe medical conditions such as bronchitis and pneumonia. It was causing migraine and stomach distress. I like pie, but have a few healthier recipes for them, some crustless. Minutes until treatment can mean life or death. I inadvertently insulted friends that like this diet soft drink with that statement, but not everyone has a pleasant result from artificial sweeteners. I've been very careful what I've been eating, blaming this and that with no resolution until tonight I found it! I'd rather have no sweetener at all! More and more I give up things that are sweetened. I've tried several brands, all quite bitter. I don't like much refined sugar or very much sweetness in foods and beverages, so I use honey or some raw sugar and stevia. Starting with Kroger, I am going to contact these places and ask why not. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on December 08, 2016: I remember having migraines and they were torture. The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. If you aren't allergic to Splenda ... what do you think is better... splenda or appertain? Supplementary eye-related issues such as blurriness and tunnel vision have also been described. Very dangerous! I just looked at bread labels in Kroger grocery last night and found that many of them use Splenda (Sucralose). Consult your healthcare professional in order to be certain of the cause in your own case of symptoms. There are so many out there that are being found to be less than safe or ideal. Adults, too, may learn to live with their gastrointestinal symptoms and accept that their issues are normal. I know there are now safer options on the market. Adult symptoms are similar to those experienced by infants and children; but because the adult gastrointestinal tract is longer, their symptoms may not be as severe or as frequent. Dry mouth and/or sinuses, swollen lips, burning tongue, similar. I will keep a record. Artificial sweeteners certainly qualify as a 'foreign substance'. Take a look at this comparison of artificial sweeteners vs sugar: these processed sugars are 200-13,000 times sweeter than regular sugar 5. This disorder is also known as Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID) and is equally prevalent in males and females. Sucralose does have calories, but because it is 600 times sweeter than sugar, very small amounts are needed to achieve the desired sweetness so you most likely won't consume enough to get any calories. Thanks for the information. How To Report Adverse Symptoms. I think those allergic to it have the right for it to be listed in large letters on the front of packages. Now that I don't usually ingest this artificial sweetener, if I accidentally drink soda that uses the stuff, I'm OK. Recurrent symptoms like chronic diarrhea, unexplained abdominal pain, gas and bloating, weight loss, frequent bowel movements, gassiness, abdominal distention, and vomiting should not be ignored. graymarye - I head about sugar council paying for research in the 1980s, related to ADD/ADHD. Best of success with your adventures in sweeteners and nutrition! GaryWilson from Munich Germany on March 29, 2010: Great writing, loved this, thank you. The accumulation of product use resulted in an allergic reaction after about six months. Also, diarrhea may alternate with constipation, which can contribute to an IBS misdiagnosis. I have never liked artificial or orocessed foods. Sucrose Intolerance is More Common Than You Think. Splenda is a product that contains the artificial sweetener sucralose, but that is not all that it contains. x. Jamiehousehusband from Derbyshire, UK on March 26, 2010: God I'm glad I read this - my wife Rachel,is on a diet (lost a stone) and I may add I don't think she needs to lose more but she does. Some have asserted that these headaches lead to painful migraines that can present with an additional crop of aspartame-related side effects, including decreased vision, eye pain, and increased sensitivity to noise. Side effects of Splenda (also known as sucralose) include - skin irritations, gastrointestinal problems, palpitations, chest pains, anxiety, and depression. Some people have an extreme reaction to it even after avoiding it for years. Hello, hello, from London, UK on March 26, 2010: Thank you for an interesting hub with valuable information. @Fluffy42 -- Kroger produced a store brand bread that had sucralose in it, but did not place a notification on the front label. More reactions have been reported for natural products compared with artificial sweeteners. Jerliee - Rats probably eating and pooping sugar, no? Sucralose only makes up about 5 percent of Splenda. Plus, recent research has indicated that consuming sucralose can negatively impact your gut health and even cause metabolic syndrome. Much like other forms of nutrient intolerance, such as lactose intolerance (milk sugar intolerance), or gluten intolerance (celiac disease), Sucrose Intolerance is the inability or reduced ability to digest sucrose (table sugar). Those with Sucrose Intolerance may experience mild-to-severe gastrointestinal discomfort when consuming food that contains sucrose as it moves through the small intestine undigested and enters the colon. Chronic abdominal pain, watery diarrhea, and/or failure to thrive (poor physical growth) are common symptoms of Sucrose Intolerance. I've known that I am severely allergic to Splenda pretty much since it has come out. Better stop having it. Chlorine Makes Sucralose: Sucralose is made from sugar by replacing three hydrogen-oxygen groups on the sugar molecule with three chlorine atoms. After the reaction, I returned to unsweetened ice tea. Feel better that I know what it is. For infants, children, and adults alike, failure to absorb dietary sucrose and starch can impact the absorption of other nutrients, as well as disrupt the normal hormonal regulation of gastrointestinal functions. I am now on Porridge and muesli and Weetabix for breakfasts now. Jerilee Wei from United States on March 27, 2010: Never thought about being allergic to such things, but it makes sense. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on February 18, 2011: Lots of brilliant info in recent statements - thanks! This is a hub choc full of great info here on sweeteners. Sugar-mafia rats lol (that could be a name for a band...). ! Manuka Honey and the Best Natural Healing. A brief search of the medical literature found an article published in 2015 by researchers in Texas, South Carolina and Nebraska on the newest sweetener on the market, called stevia. Tha mind boggles , sometimes that we manage to survive on our modern planet, or not as you mentioned some have died. What happens to me is a complete arrest of my digestive system which can take anywhere from a couple days to a couple weeks to clear out of my system even after the smallest ingestion of the stuff. From now on I don't trust anything without a label. Coca Cola's Tab® tasted like cellophane to me. Chemically, Sucralose (Splenda) is more similar to DDT than sugar. Well I say eaten... it doesn't have to be eaten, last year I started using a new face cleanser within a couple of days my face and eyes swelled, the burning itchy cheeks and the itchy spots were back! I gave up sugar in my coffee. It's all natural and no after taste. Excessive amounts of sucrose can make normal flu and allergy symptoms, such as a cough and runny nose, worse. Symptoms of sucrose intolerance (GSID) in infants and children are chronic abdominal pain, watery diarrhea, failure to thrive (poor physical growth), abdominal swelling, gassiness, colic, irritability, vomiting and diaper rash. Much safer. I take a Zantac before bed for acid reflux. Splenda can be pretty bad for those who are allergic like me. Dim - I don't know about a public office, but will continue to write. I had no idea so many were allergic to these artificial and derived sweeteners. To help control my allergy symptoms I am taking Mucinex (1200 2x) to keep the mucus flowing, Singular (10mg 1x), Astelin (which due to a formulary change will have to change to a generic, but not AstePro which contains sucralose), and Rhinocort Aqua. New Zealand is one of the first countries to successfully employ honey for wound healing and the treatment is now available worldwide. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on March 27, 2010: Thanks for the overwhelming response of reading and commenting. Over time, the consumption of these artificial sweeteners can alter taste buds and result in a constant craving for foods that are overly sweet. Gastrointestinal symptoms might occur because of reactions between bacteria in the intestines and components of sucralose that together produce nitrogen gas. If you have a sugar allergy, you might experience symptoms after eating it that include: hives; stomach cramps; vomiting; Some people may experience a … I found out yesterday after numerous blood tests and a few allergy tests that I'm extremely allergic to artificial sweeteners. Unfortunately, older children may learn to live with their symptoms and never be properly diagnosed. Thanks for reading. They felt like sinus headaches, but on amount of decongestant helped. Abdominal swelling (distention), gassiness, chronic colic, irritability, excoriated (abrasions and irritations) buttocks, vomiting, and diaper rash can all be signs of pediatric Sucrose Intolerance. Abdominal cramping or discomfort, heartburn, and possibly bloating and gas. No sugar and no artificial sweetners. : ). I do use a lot of Splenda so thanks for pointing out the "downside". I don't have much of a sweet tooth but now use stevia or erythritol in baking. I was sick for weeks. Gastrointestinal-related upsets tend to be another major complaint by those who have aspartame allerg… These changes in gastrointestinal transit time contribute to the malabsorption of starch, fat, and monosaccharides. Patty Inglish MS (author) from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on August 11, 2015: Diet Pepsi!? Faybe Bay - I'm working on the hub of recipes now and will post asap. Worsening IBS Symptoms Because sugar alcohols can affect your gut, they aren't a great combo for those with irritable bowel syndrome. PG can cause allergic symptoms ranging from a scratchy throat to sinus problems, headaches, and even feelings of nausea. I am finding Splenda in many products at the grocery and there is no warning label. Yellow food coloring can also cause itching. It was then, that I checked the packaging on the Diet Coke and it was made with Splenda. Some are allergic to at least one of them. Gold, Marc D. Sucralose Toxicity Information Center. I have one patient who experiences oral pruritis and the other patient, lip angioedema on more than one occasion. Allergies symptoms are not always instantaneous. Check the contents of any artificial sweetener you might want to purchase for the first time. A lot of things that aren't advertised as "diet" or "sugar free" or "low sugar" contain sucralose. A message on tv last evening was that an unpleasant experience can prodvide information to others that will help or prevent tragedy, so I think that must be right. A bad thing is that I see that some bread in the grocery store includes the sweetener without the big "Splenda" balloon on the front of the wrapper. Unfortunately, older children may learn to live with their symptoms and never be properly diagnosed. It’s possible for symptoms to appear immediately or up to several hours after coming into contact with pineapple. Any persistent gastrointestinal symptoms should be discussed with a gastroenterologist. Haven't felt quite the same fondness for sugar since then. Allergic reactions to sugar substitutes are fairly uncommon. There have been reports of adverse reactions to sucralose and products made with Splenda, including headaches and allergic reactions. There is something about formaldehyde involvement with Spenda that I'm not fully understanding yet. 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