The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt by Paige Wolf

Why I’m Stopping Treatment for my CVID

July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

I write a lot about my invisible chronic illness to help inform folks who may be Google searching for answers or just commiseration. I've been struggling with Common Variable Immune Deficiency for about six years, though I've only been aware of it for about two. I've had ups and downs with the only treatment available, which is the infusion of immunoglobulin from blood plasma donors. But the weekly infusions were emotionally draining and the monthly infusions have become physically unbearable. Over the past year, I've experienced an increasing amount of fatigue. I have daily low-level fatigue which makes it difficult to wake up early and generally requires me getting into bed around 7 p.m. I develop bouts of intense exhaustion which last 2-3 days and have become more frequent – at least once a month at this point. If I...

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