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Kudzuslipper
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Hi Friends. It’s been a while, but as I’ve been reading about the Covid long haulers, I can’t help but think Lyme paved the way for this research now. And maybe will he’ll us get treatments that can help in the long run. I found this NYT article interesting.

Some Covid Survivors Have Antibodies That Attack the Body, not Virus
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/27/health/covid-antibodies-autoimmunity.html?referringSource=articleShare

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I'm hoping it will help. I think infections can confuse our bodies. But, I keep thinking that if the infection is cleared, the body won't be so confused, unless we have other issues that confuse the body like eating the wrong foods, etc.

And aren't allergies sort of an autoimmune problem?

Anyway, I hope some good can come from the research.

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Some of the research may also help those who have Mast Cell Activation Syndrome.

Some are getting MCAS from COVID. That could explain the ongoing symptoms for so many.

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IDK, but I know for sure it is helping mast cell activation patients! my genetic person made a huge discovery.

so one would think in the end that would help lyme ppl because mast cell plays a HUGE part in all this

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https://www.wsj.com/articles/doctors-begin-to-crack-covids-mysterious-long-term-effects-11604252961?mod=e2fb&fbclid=IwAR2dp7ezCSNr8jFNkirpq602lF2usRdyV3Wb6BsitaarDacTY_TNTukAEUg


Definitely connected to MCAS

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COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome, or is it Mast Cell Activation Syndrome?

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33023287/

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