MCAS & Brain Inflammation: An Increased Risk For Dementia?

The Disease

Mast cell disease causes brain inflammation which can contribute to many other diseases and disorders including Alzheimers. The fact that we are inundated with a barrage of chemical mediators opens us up to innumerable possibilities for things to go wrong. Terribly wrong. Sometimes fatally wrong. I doubt anyone reading this who has MCAS would argue […]

July 8, 2017

Mast Cell Disease & Seizures: Connecting The Dots

The Disease

Not everyone with mast cell disease has fainting spells and even fewer of us have seizures. I suffer with both, unfortunately, because, well, the universe is a jerk. Actually, I’ve come to believe that my on again, off again seizure disorder is directly related to my MCAS. More specifically, the inflammation in the hypothalamus area […]

June 24, 2017