According to Cedars-Sinai, CIDP occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the myelin sheaths around nerve cells. But exactly what triggers this isn’t clear. Symptoms are usually the same for all types of CIDP. They can include: Tingling in the arms and legs Gradual weakening of the arms and legs Loss of reflexes Loss of balance and your ability to walk Loss of feeling in the arms and legs, which often starts with not being able to feel a pin prick
First off, I would like to state that I still wholeheartedly believe in the treatment that I had at Klinik St. Georg. I believe that Lyme Disease is no longer active in my system, despite being re-bit in May 2019. As of August 2021 I did not and have not had any relapses to the caliber of my symptoms prior to treatment at the Klinik! I have been off all medications and supplements since Summer of 2019 and had been feeling quite good for quite a long time.
So, it has been quite some time since my last post AND even longer since my last treatment protocol!!! I have been busy! Busy traveling, busy experiencing things, and busy Accepting a NEW career in the bio-medical industry! I have ALSO been quite busy working diligently with my doctors for IVIG approvals. I am super … Continue reading The (Medical) Break is Over
Sometimes we face set backs.But that doesn't necessarily mean we are not progressing.Sometimes those setback seem like an eternal black hole.Sometimes reality can be daunting.But we just have to stick to it.KEEP ON KEEPING ON!Ultimately, WE are always a work in progress.We WILL Get There.Just DON'T GIVE UP! 💚
TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER!
Several of our neighbors are also struggling with the same feelings of confusion, nervousness, and are overloaded with the pressures of what's going to come next ... We need to try and shift our focus on what we can do NOW
"Chin up, Chest out, Hands on Hips, Legs hip length apart, and Plant Yourself to the Ground!" - stand in a superhero pose for just five minutes before a job interview or a big presentation or a really hard task, you will not only feel more confident, you will perform immeasurably better!
We hope this video will help to spread awareness. We hope it will help friends and family members to better understand the struggles that Lyme patients very often endure alone.
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NEVER FORGET THAT "YOU CAN"!
And NEVER let anyone tell you otherwise ... Especially Not Yourself!
Are you struggling with all that is going on in the world right now? I know I certainly am. Well, ALL of our lives have just been flipped upside down. Trust Your Struggle, It's Natural.
This time last year I was writing about Fear. I was writing about how much fear I was facing entering into the year 2019. BUT I wasn't entering into 2019 afraid! I entered 2019 as a Conqueror, as a Fighter, Ready to grab his life back. I took chances and chose to lean into those fears … Continue reading The Journey Continues
IVIG is Intravenous Immune Globulin is a product made from the serum of between 1000 and 20,000 donors per dose. IVIG has become one of the primary treatments of choice for patients with antibody deficiencies. This is given intravenously.
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