I got ITP since i was 22, now i'm 26. I've been treated using prednisone and eventhough my dossage really low now which is 5mg, i alway feel unwell.
I also got so many prednisone side effects.From fatty liver to headache, from depression to weight gain ( i gained almost 65 pounds for the last 4 years eventhough i don't eat junk food and proccesed food anymore).
So 3 months ago, i did regular check up to my doctor and then he said i need to do bone marrow test because i got so many bruises . He said if prednisone don't work, he need whether to remove my spleen or change medicine which i have to take for the rest of my life.
I got nervous, cause spleenectomy Sounds scary and if i have to change medication, it cost around $1000-$1200 each month
Then i got back home. My father's friend heard about me got itp and how i suffer from the side effect etc. he suggest me to buy black seed oil. It's already on capsule form he said. So i tried to find it. It wasn't easy. But then i found it on chinese drug store. I drink it twice a day, 2 capsules each time.
A month later i checked my platelet count. From 50k now 70k. Then 2 weeks after that, i checked again 100k. And today i check again, still around 100k (105k).
I won't mention the black seed oil brand that i use .You can try any brand you want just make sure it's pure black seed oil.
That's great that you are on the mend, and thank you for not mentioning the brand. I did a search and it looks like there is black seed oil and flax seed oil, but I didn't see anything that said black flake seed oil Are you sure that is what it is called?
And she was!
Diagnosed May 2005, lowest count 8K.
4/22/08: 43K (2nd Rituxan)
10/01/09: 246K, 1/8/10: 111K, 5/21/10: 233K
Latest count: 7/27/2015: 194K
HI Ann where is this list located I have had single digit counts since being diagnosed 2 months ago am willing to try sumptin new this 40mg of pred is not working at 15 today hold n steady from last week
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