Chronic Illness

Stress Trigger For Mast Cell Disorder

As I await my tryptase blood test results, I have plenty of proof that my body’s mast cells are out-of-control.  Last week, the doctor ordered this test, because he suspected that I have systemic mastocytosis.  This disorder is hard to explain, so I’m sharing a wonderful description: “Systemic mastocytosis (mas-to-sy-TOE-sis) is a disorder caused by a genetic mutation that results …

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