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Two new MCAS triggers identified

In the world of me where the only thing that is predictable is that the unpredictable is likely to be a mast cell activation syndrome trigger, comes two new triggers. 811 more words

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Potato with Soy Sour Cream


4 large potatoes

55 g/2oz/1/4 cup vegan butter

Handful fresh mixed herbs, chopped

150 ml/5fl oz/2/3 cup sour vegan cream

Handful chopped fresh chives… 73 more words


Isn't that a pretty green? Ingredients i ...

Isn’t that a pretty green? Ingredients included spinach, pineapple, wheatgrass, and chia seeds. It tasted good too. Wish I could have more, but I failed to add fat like coconut oil, so it caused me to have an inflammation flare up from carb overload like foggy brain, swollen throat, and itchy skin. 15 more words


No sleep for the achy

Hi everyone. As it’s the middle of the night, please assume that this post is written in a whisper. And that’s also how it should be read. 203 more words

My Life

The Elusive Diagnosis: When Doctors Just Shrug

Rip Van Winkle. Ring a bell? He’s the fellow who wandered about in the Catskill Mountains only to meet up with a group of ornately-dressed bearded men who uttered not a word. 1,213 more words

A Day In My Life

Hives or Why My Allergist is Wrong

I had an allergy test done a few weeks ago.  I was hoping to set up allergy shots and maybe cut back on all of my allergy meds.  281 more words

Renee Wittman

Healthy in all seasons

Have you noticed how many people believe that allergies are common and accept that they must suffer from them? The fear of the onset of these uncomfortable symptoms at certain times of the year—spring and autumn primarily—seems prevalent. 85 more words