Tryptasemia & Co-Morbidities

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.

tryptasemia logoTryptasemia.com and Tryptasemia.org were created to help people find information about Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia Syndrome quickly. Much of what can be found on a quick search includes scientific papers and Facebook groups which are closed.

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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.

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Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia, or HAT, has also been called familial tryptasemia and hypertryptasemia.

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.

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.