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 I believe that Lyme Disease is no longer active in my system, despite being re-bit in May 2019.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
TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER!
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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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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Today marks SIX MONTHS since I arrived home from Klinik St. Georg:
I am excited to announce that I have joined the Global Lyme Alliance Peer to Peer Mentor Program as a Certified Peer Mentor. I really want to find ways to give back to the Lyme Community. This will be one of my first steps in truly giving back to such a needing community.
When we are kind to ourselves we can truly allow ourselves to thrive.
There is A LOT to be happy about. But the reality is, Sometimes we have setbacks and, you know what? That's O.K.!