Timo
...feeling hopeful Timo @BlueBassett

Healthcare system

Has anyone had abnormal blood work due to your autoimmune disorder? I've researched it some and found that platelet levels can be affected by autoimmune disorders, as well as other things.

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Susan
Susan @godcares

Oh yes Tim. Platelet levels are affected by inflammation. My lupus diagnosis was done with a blood test and was positive.


Timo
Timo @BlueBassett

I ask, or warn others because when I banged my head last February I didn't clot fast enough and ended up having a stroke. Just another thing of autoimmune sufferers to consider if they are ever injured. Get checked on!


Susan
Susan @godcares

Holy cow Tim... I just googled it and had no idea. Thanks for the info.


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

That's really interesting, Tim. I've never thought about it affecting platelets but that makes so much sense...


Gideon
Gideon @gideonjt

I think so coz when my P's on flare. I feel my bloodstreams expanding.



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Timo
Timo @BlueBassett
Elgin, OR, United States

I've been dealing with my Psoriasis for 28 years now. I am always looking for naturopathic ways to treat my P.



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