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mast cell activation

  1. Jwarrior77

    Is This Considered Pressure Urticaria? Or Dermatographia?

    I've been wondering if anyone else experiences this. If I press my hand let's say on my face too long the area where the pressure was will turn very red. Not itchy or raised but a little hot. This can occur basically anywhere you apply pressure to not only my hands. Also if I scratch my skin the...
  2. Jwarrior77

    Eosinophils and their role in Connective Tissue Disorders, Autonomic Dysfunction, and Mast Cell interactions.

    There has been increasing research on the role of eosinophils and connective tissue disorders. The eosinophils main role is fighting off parasitic infections, however they also play a huge part in allergic responses and inflammation. They release many cytotoxic and neurotoxic chemicals that...
  3. L

    Autism, Hypermobility Type EDS and ME/CFS

    Hello, I wrote an article about how autism, joint hypermobility, ME/CFS and mast cells could be related. TL;DR: People with hypermobility type EDS have 7.4 times the risk of autism, according to a large Swedish and American study. Researchers have found increased amounts of a cell called a...