What Does Mast Cell Degranulation Feel Like?


The Disease

What does mast cell degranulation feel like? Regardless of how I am triggered (food, medicine, fumes, stress, etc) the symptoms are just about the same, to varying degrees. Sometimes I get a few and sometimes I get them all. This is a description of a “full blown” degranulation event (for me). The first thing I […]

November 27, 2017

MCAS & Triggers: The Importance Of Finding & Avoiding Them


The Triggers

  The experts at the Mastocytosis Society pull no punches when describing the importance of sussing and avoiding our own personal triggers. Here’s what they have to say on the matter: It is extremely important for patients to respect their illness, learn their individual symptoms and try to identify what triggers each symptom for them. […]

January 30, 2017