27 Apr 2018
Author
Norman Yarvin
Title

Viagra for the brain

Body

Here's a reminder that "chronic fatigue" is a very vague diagnosis:http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/jet-lag-and-a-hec… quotes:"Brain scans of people with Sneddon's [Syndrome] show reduced blood flow to the brain ..."In addition to a daily blood thinner and other medications, O’Leary takes Revatio, which is essentially Viagra prescribed at smaller doses and for a different purpose than erectile dysfun

Comments

D W

Interesting, Norman. Permanent livedo reticularis often implies vasculitic disease; I saw it quite commonly in persons with raised C. pneumoniae IgA antibodies.Though temporary LR can be benign (cold water bathing will bring it on, particularly in young women) permanent LR can be associated with a whole raft of clinical syndromes.

D W - [Myalgia and hypertension (typically 155/95.) Began (2003) taking doxycycline and macrolide and later adding metronidazole. No medication now. Morning BP typically 110/75]