Polycythemia Vera Brain Fog

Part 2 in a New Series:  “Addressing MPN Symptoms”  Check out the entire series (2020 update)  Over the Counter Combo of Zyrtec and Zantac helping PV patients get relief from itching Polycythemia Vera Brain Fog Nutrition and Diet May Reduce Chronic Inflammation while Improving Symptom Burden in MPN patients Chronic Pain in Over 50 percent […]

Mast Cells and Histamine in MPN Related Itching Explained

Publisher’s Note: PV Reporter is very pleased to welcome Kate Newberry as contributing writer.  She is collaborating with me on the Mast Cell Mania series providing the “medical commentary.” Kate Newberry is a Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center collaborating with Dr. Srdan Verstovsek, […]

Over the Counter Combo of Zyrtec and Zantac helping PV patients get relief from Itching!

Part 1 in a New Series:  “Addressing MPN Symptoms”  Check out the entire series (2020 update)  Over the Counter Combo of Zyrtec and Zantac helping PV patients get relief from itching Polycythemia Vera Brain Fog Nutrition and Diet May Reduce Chronic Inflammation while Improving Symptom Burden in MPN patients Chronic Pain in Over 50 percent […]

PV For Newbies – A Patient’s Perspective

by Dave Stewart YOU’VE JUST BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH PV… …and now, most likely, you’re looking online for info…anything…to tell you what to expect, what’s next, how long you’re going to live… First things first – Don’t panic.  Easier said than done, but learning how to control your stress and keep it at a healthy level […]

Strategies to Beat Itching in Polycythemia Vera

How Can I Beat the Itchies? contributed by Paul Jaeger I was suffering from itching (pruritis) almost 10 years before my Polycythemia Vera was diagnosed.  It’s the worst symptom my disease/condition has brought so far, although the doctor promises death at some point in my future.  I had to give her $150 to tell me […]

Bone & Joint Pain in MPN Patients Explained

Pearls of wisdom (1995) by the late Dr. Gilbert Dear Members:  For your information re bone and joint pains in MPN.  Several of you have mentioned that you suffer from bone and/or joint pains – sometimes attributed to arthritis.  I have seen a number of patients who have this complaint and it has been related […]

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