Hi, I have been using splenda for at least 3 years. Recently, for about the last 3 months, I started itching very badly on my arm. I thought it might be stress or something but my doctor said that was doubtful and that it might have something in my diet or detergent I am reacting to. I have a large cup of coffee with 2 splenda packs every morning... however, a few months ago I started using 3 instead and now that I think about it, that's when the itching started. I have now switched to using Honey or Agave nectar instead, which are natural substitutes.
Now, for those that say you don't "develop" allergies, you are wrong. I have 2 kids and I can assure with that along with my feet growing a half size bigger (lol), I have also developed a few allergic reactions that I never had before... pregnancy changes your body in many ways. I used to have no problem touching poison ivy (you only have a reaction if you are allergic to it) and now, I will have a rash reaction to it if I come in contact with it.
I am glad I found this blog, it helped to assure me that I was right. Thank you.
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