Tryptasemia & Co-Morbidities

tryptasemia logoThis week, I had the opportunity to be one of the 15 people interviewed about the potential need for a mast cell treatment. It is too early for timelines; however, just the knowledge that researchers are targeting our needs is very encouraging. They are also collaborating with the National Institutes of Health.

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As symptoms go, cough is relatively benign--until it's not. For those of us with not-fully-managed, chronic, or idiopathic cough, this appears to be a societal risk, from the perspective of anyone not "in the know." This article provides some options that have been beneficial for me.

tryptasemia logoMany people with Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia Syndrome, or HATS, have struggled through years of doctors, specialists, tests, and medications already. Determining whether one has multiple copies of the TPSAB1 gene has become easier since 2018.

20170815 132146Several years ago, our family had the good fortune to visit Quebec, Canada. I wanted to climb Mont-Saint-Hilaire, especially because of the pegmatite(s) found there. (See our Morefield mine project; that mine follows a pegmatite in Amelia, Virginia.) Our family walked together regularly, so this hike should not have been excessive.

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If you have recently discovered you have Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia Syndrome, you're not alone. We're gradually adding faces and stories.

tryptasemia and were created to help people find information about Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia Syndrome quickly.

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Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia, or HAT, has also been called familial tryptasemia and hypertryptasemia. Here are a few important numbers to remember (updated 3/2023).

Photo of waspThis article was written in 2010, 8 years before I was confirmed genetically to have Hereditary Alplha Tryptasemia Syndrome. It was written as a business article, but it details the challenges I experienced before understanding the nature of my illness and how it impacted daily life.