Chronic Illness and Mast Cells

Starting the Year Off With a Bang; More Neurological Symptoms and Twelfth Cranial Nerve Palsy

Some how I made it through the holidays. I went to two family get-togethers despite worsening neurological symptoms and swellings. My angioedema is out of control. And it's being complicated over the Zantac (ranitidine) "recall". So far, I've not found another H2 blocker that works as well. I had no idea just how much the… Continue reading Starting the Year Off With a Bang; More Neurological Symptoms and Twelfth Cranial Nerve Palsy

Allergies, Being Disabled, Chronic Illness and Mast Cells, disability

Please Stop Wearing Fragrances to the Doctor

I am currently sitting at my doctor's office in a patient room trying to calm my nerves after this morning's fiasco with the front office staff and a patient's perfume. To make it worse their office is under construction. So in other words, Chemical City. I've already popped 50 mg of Benadryl and my cheeks… Continue reading Please Stop Wearing Fragrances to the Doctor

Chronic Illness and Mast Cells

Mold in Crawlspace

For months now, all it has done is rain continuously where I live.  It started in the Fall and hasn't let up yet.  It was around that same time I started battling a sinus and ear infection, which I fought until after Thanksgiving and finally resorted to going to the doctor and getting antibiotics.  I… Continue reading Mold in Crawlspace