In the second part of this series, we discuss a number of natural over-the-counter supplements, minerals and vitamins that can help to significantly reduce anxiety and depression. We also discuss how these things play a role in mental health and how certain pharmaceuticals may be interfering with your mental wellness.
Like most disorders and syndromes that fall into the spoonie category, mast cell activation disorders (MCAD) are incurable. MCADs are often caused by genetic mutations, whether they’re primary like systemic mastocytosis, or secondary (comorbid), which is often the case in mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS). In my last article, Are Most Spoonies Suffering from MCAD, … Continue reading MCAD: Prevention & Avoiding Triggers
Are Mast Cell Activation Disorders (MCAD) being missed and heavily under-diagnosed in a large portion of patients with chronic illness? Could these easily misunderstood conditions be the cause of the rapid fluctuations in your health? Do you start out having a great day, only to have your energy levels plummet within hours or moments of … Continue reading Are Most Spoonies Suffering from MCAD?
It’s World Suicide Prevention Day. I’m not going to pretend that I have all the answers or that I can provide some sort of step by step guide of what you should do if you’re feeling suicidal. There are a million of those out there and I don’t know how useful they are, to be … Continue reading The Year I Wanted to Die
Attending a concert is no small feat for any spoonie, but when MCAS causes you to react to almost everything in the environment, what can you do to protect yourself? Find out in this post on attending large events and concerts with a mast cell disorder.