Entries by Bob Newman

Personal Experience of Losing Heat & Warming Up.

For those of you with Cryo and or something else, I only have Cryo secondary to cured Hep C, …  this is my experience. Since my HepC (cured) and Cryo diagnosis 10+ years ago I have developed no complications. The Cycle: I “get cold, become ill, warm up, get better”.   By “get cold” I mean “lose body […]

Cryoglobulins and Cryoprecipitation

Cryoglobulins: Understanding the pieces, the pipe and the reason to “Stay Warm”. Cryoglobulins: As the name implies and science tells us, exposure to cold causes cryoglobulin precipitation, which thickens our blood. But which then reabsorb when our body feels itself warm enough, restoring normal viscosity. Viscosity is important. It affects flow. Think pouring water vs. pouring […]

Make like an Inuit

Living with Cryoglobulinemia. I live in the SE of the UK. Fairly temperate. Where snow in winter is rare and in summer maybe high 20’s C. But I’m beginning to understand how people in frozen latitudes survive! It can only be done with 24/7/365 awareness of the dangers around them and for which they prepare. […]