Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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Gastrocom(sodium chromoglicate) trial

Discussion in 'Mast Cell Disorders/Mastocytosis' started by Adster, May 31, 2014.

  1. Adster

    Adster Senior Member

    About a week ago I started a trial of sodium chromoglicate. So far it's been good and bad.

    The good - my digestion seems greatly improved while using it, and oddly a long term back problem is also much improved. I also feel much less "poisoned", or like something really wrong is going on in my body.

    The bad - I can't sleep. At first I thought it might be increased histamine for some reason, but after doing a bit of reading on the Masto forum it seems this drug is high in salicylates and reactions aren't uncommon. I've backed it way off but I reckon I'll struggle to keep taking it long term. Maybe ketotifen is worth a try instead.

    Thought I'd share in case others are considering trying this drug.
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2014
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