long haulers

  1. nerd

    The Latest Long Hauler Research From Dr. Bruce Patterson

    Since they finally seem to have their first paper published soon, this time for real, hopefully, I'd like to discuss this latest update. Their main point for the symptomology is angiogenesis and vasodilation. This also happens in MCAS and CFS/ME, though. This is why histamine-induced symptoms...
  2. nerd

    Google Trends not showing increased awareness for CFS/ME

    I created this plot to analyze if COVID-19 somehow contributed to an increased awareness for CFS/ME. The latest Google Trends data show increased searches for Long COVID in Google and YouTube - multitudes greater than for CFS/ME. There is no increased awareness for CFS/ME from Long-COVID...
  3. nerd

    How nutrition can influence Ivermectin's neurological risks and side effects

    Ivermectin (IVM) is an allosteric modulator of GABA-A receptors (GABAaR), glycin receptors (GlyR), and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) (10.1113/JP275236). These receptors don't only play a role in the brain but also in the spinal cord (10.1016/S0165-6147(96)01013-9...
  4. Pyrrhus

    Neuroinflammation in Long Covid?

    Here's a new, fascinating paper that detected inflammatory cells in the eye in Long Covid patients. Since the optic nerve at the back of the eye is part of the nervous system, and the optic nerve is a major route for drainage of brain lymph, inflammatory cells in the eye is sometimes a marker...
  5. nyanko_the_sane

    ME/CFS & COVID-19: WHAT’S THE CONNECTION? (August 7th, 2020)

    #MEAction will host a seminar for post-COVID-19 “long haulers” on Friday, August 7 at 11am PST, to learn more about ME/CFS as a potential diagnosis, in partnership with Body Politic and the COVID-19 Working Group New York. The seminar will discuss: symptom presentation and diagnosis of ME/CFS...