Mast Cell Disease & Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): A Painful Coexisting Condition


The Disease

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, inflammatory auto-immune disease that affects millions of people, the majority of which are women. Researchers still don’t understand the cause but they do know that there is a definite difference between “non-inflammatory” arthritis, or osteoarthritis, and inflammatory arthritis, or RA. From Healthline: RA is a much more complicated disease, but […]

January 13, 2018

Mast Cell Disease & Coexisting Conditions: There Are Many


The Disease

Many patients with mast cell disease also find themselves with coexisting conditions that may or may not be related to their dysfunctional mast cells (but usually are). In my case, I have both MCAD and granuloma annulare, a fairly rare skin condition that leaves ringworm looking rashes on me. I’ve found some pretty good evidence […]

February 12, 2017