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  1. ChookityPop

    Anyone tried Plasma exchange as an alternative to IVIG?

    Total plasma exchange (plasmapheresis). Just discovered this. It seems to be more «affordable» also. Is there a Way to try this in a clinic somewhere or some other way? https://www.terumobct.com/Pages/Therapeutic Apheresis/neurology/Neurology-Economics.aspx A COURSE OF 5 STANDARD INFUSIONS...
  2. ChookityPop

    Case Report. Voltage gated potassium channels ANA-dysautonomia-IVIG

    Found this a while ago regarding voltage gated potassium channels ANAs. Have you guys tested for this? Here's a detailed case report from Norway on a woman with Sjogren's, dysautonomia and involuntary muscle twitches who was diagnosed with malingering/somatization for years, when she actually...
  3. ChookityPop

    Anyone cured their POTS?

    I have blood pooling and the last week I have been experiencing dizziness for the first time. Though I should note that Ive been on Mestinon for 3 days. Ive seen people reverse their pots with: Abx IVIG & Rituximab I read somewhere that doxycycline could help strengthen ligaments, could this...
  4. gbells

    What happens with IVIG therapy?

    I have some questions about IVIG therapy. My understanding is that there is an immunodeficiency where people can't make antibodies. So IVIG is infused into the blood, sticks to loose invaders and then people have an immune response. What does it feel like as this happens? What are the...