People Are Improving Their Platelet Count In A Matter of Weeks, And So Can You!
Our blood is a vital part of our body. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to live. The elements that comprise it must be well-balanced in order for it to fulfill its important functions, such as distributing oxygen and nutrients throughout our body and fighting off diseases.
The blood has four elements: red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and the plasma that holds them all together. An imbalance in the number of any of them in our blood can lead to malignant disorders.
Different platelet disorders, for instance, can arise from excessively high or low platelet counts. Hence, we must live a healthy lifestyle in order to make sure that our body produces a steady number of platelets regularly.
We all know that maintaining a good amount of blood platelets can keep you healthy, but…
Maintaining your platelet count can also allow you to live a fuller, happier, and more enjoyable life. Aren’t you tired of looking on at others engaging in activities that you enjoy and want to participate in, but are sidelined due to fear of getting injured or because you know that you just don’t have the energy?
It’s time to change your life for the better… Here are some benefits as to how boosting your platelet count can lead to a cascade of positive events and help improve your life and happiness:
A Healthy Platelet Count Will Help Benefit You At…
-Participating In More Sporting Activities / Exercising And Getting Healthier, Which Will Lead To…
-Being More Attractive / Enjoying More Intimacy In Your Life
-Open Up More Hands-On Job Opportunities / Allow You To Engage In Your Favorite Hobbies
You see?? Maintaining a healthy platelet count doesn’t just keep you out of the doctor’s office, it keeps you IN LIFE. Only those that take action can truly get what they want in life. So don’t let your life pass you by. The guide book below will help you manage your platelet count and help you live your life to the fullest! Start mastering your platelet count today!
A Platelet Disorder Can Plague Your Life!
There are times, though, that platelet disorders can still arise, even if we are doing our best to keep our body healthy. After all, a platelet disorder can be caused by a number of things:
- An existing medical condition
- A certain type of medication that either impedes or overstimulate platelet production
- Genetics (such as hereditary disorders)
Fortunately for us, most platelet disorders can be cured! Yet, even if that is the case, it must not be ignored, especially since it can seriously affect the quality of your life.
Real Life Experiences of People Who Have Platelet Disorders Before and After Being Diagnosed
Such as the quality of life of the people whose stories we are going to share with you today.
Ruby, 3 years old
Platelet disorders are usually the type of maladies you worry about having when you reach a certain age. You don’t have to be really old, but you should at least be old enough to notice bruises spreading throughout your body. It’s not something you’d expect being diagnosed from a fifteen-month-old baby.
That is exactly when Ruby’s ITP was diagnosed. Now, a couple of years later, Ruby is now three years old, and she’s not allowed to play because a simple injury might lead to something more serious—even inside those bouncy houses which are deemed to be 100% kid-friendly.
One thing’s for certain: they did not account for children whose platelet count can dip to extremely low numbers.
Ruby is a really bright and happy young girl. However, her parents often worry about the extreme fluctuations in her platelet count. This is the reason why Ruby’s parents are very active in the promotion of ITP awareness.
Ruby is still undergoing these platelet level fluctuations, which her parents liken to a rollercoaster ride, but is blessed to have been saved by IVIG treatments, and has avoided any further procedures ever since.
Mindy, 35 years old
Mindy is a guy who is at the prime of his life. He is living the fast-paced life in the world of finance as a Senior Vice President of a banking company. He belongs to a soccer league and travels the world. He’s living the dream—until one day, it all changed.
During his flight home from visiting his family, Mindy felt his nose starting to bleed. Scared that he would be kicked off from the flight, he managed to get it to stop bleeding without alerting other passengers and the flight attendants.
When he got home, he got himself checked. The diagnosis? Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura or ITP. From then on, he was never able to work out or join a soccer league ever again.
He’s currently taking medications and aiming to ween off himself from taking them through healthy lifestyle changes and other more natural methods. He also wants to help spread awareness and information about his blood disorder in order to help other patients.
Barbara, 60 years old
Freckles were a usual occurrence on Barbara’s skin, so even as they spread through her legs, she didn’t really pay it any mind at all—until she noticed that the number and position of these freckles were not entirely normal. Well, for starters, they also appeared in the most unexpected places. And so, she went to get herself checked.
That fateful day changed her life. Her doctor called for an ambulance immediately. You can only imagine the shock she felt when the doctor told her that these seemingly harmless freckles (which don’t even hurt), were actually pools of blood under her skin and that she has a rare platelet disorder!
She was brought to the hospital carefully, making sure that there weren’t any bumps in the road so as not to bruise her, and her treatment started immediately. “It’s a grueling experience,” she says, and she’s constantly worried about the expenses since Medicare doesn’t cover her due to her age. Fortunately, though, all of the procedures she has gone through have all gone well so far. She’s still continuing them until today.
Living with a platelet count disorder means making certain adjustments to the different aspects of your life. Allow us to help you out with our comprehensive guide.
A Comprehensive Guide to Keeping Your Platelet Count Within Healthy Limits
This guide will teach you all the important things you need to learn about platelets, platelet disorders and more! By reading our book, you will get to learn about many things, including:
-How your blood works. More specifically, how your platelets are created and the factors that affect its production.
-The different kinds of low platelet count disorders, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment methods
-The different kinds of high platelet count disorders including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment methods.
-Related medical conditions caused by platelet disorders such as heart attack and stroke
-Dietary options and food choices to increase or decrease your platelet levels naturally
-Both modern and alternative healing methods to treat different platelet disorders
-The current areas of research in the subject of platelets and how to take part in clinical trials
-The medical professionals closely involved in your treatment
-Different patient support groups that you can join in order to receive educational, emotional, and financial support from people who are experiencing the same thing.
-First aid procedures in order to prevent or respond to emergency cases of excessive bleeding and clotting
Seven Bloody Brilliant Facts About Platelets!
1.) Platelets are responsible for clotting.
2.) Though known to heighten the risk of heart attack and stroke, clotting is not actually a bad thing! In fact, it is an important part of our body’s healing process. With clotting impaired, we can bleed out even from minor wounds!
3.) A single drop of blood contains millions of platelets! How many? Anywhere between 1,500,000 to 4,000,000.
4.) Unlike plasma, which can be frozen and stored for up to two years, platelets are only good for seven days!
5.) It takes platelets more than a week in order to travel our entire body.
6.) The best platelets (along with red blood cells and white blood cells) are stored in the spleen as the body’s internal blood bank, only to be used in times of excessive bleeding. Damaged platelets, on the other hand, are not allowed to enter!
7.) Platelets play a major role in fighting off cancer. In fact, current studies show that they might hold the key to the cure for this deadly disease!
If you wish to add more facts to this list, check out our comprehensive guide about platelets! The guide will also contain the answers to your frequently asked questions. In fact, let’s start answering some of them right now!
Answers to Your Questions
- Is it hard to maintain a regular platelet count?
Surprisingly, no! Living a generally healthy lifestyle is enough to help the body produce platelets at a normal level. You will find effective techniques you can do on your own to either increase or decrease the number of platelets in your blood in our eBook.
- If I have a platelet disorder, can I go outside?
Yes, you absolutely can! Just be extra mindful of where you walk and how you move. Be careful not to bump yourself in order to prevent bruising, or worse, getting wounded and bleeding.
- Can I still play sports?
You can stay active, but sadly, most sports put you at risk of getting injured. If you really must perform strenuous physical activities, wear protective gear such as a helmet, elbow and knee pads, and padded clothing.
- Why am I always tired? Is there something I can do about it?
Blood is the one responsible for transporting oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, so when something goes wrong with it, you can be sure that you will feel it. This is the reason why people with platelet disorders always feel tired. However, healthy snacking throughout the day and getting enough quality sleep at night can help greatly in restoring energy levels!
- Do the bruises hurt?
If it’s caused by normal reasons, such as bumping into corners, then yes it does. As for the other bruises caused by small bleedings beneath the skin, such as those that cause the red pinpoint rashes too, then no. They don’t hurt at all!
- Would I need to find another doctor?
Chances are, your family doctor will not be a blood specialist. However, once he suspects that you have a platelet disorder, he will refer you to a hematologist himself. A hematologist is a doctor specializing in blood. From there, the hematologist will decide if he needs to work with other specialists in order to treat your case.
- Why do I always feel irritated? What’s wrong with me?
There is absolutely nothing wrong with you. Sometimes, platelet disorder medications just come with side effects that can make you feel irritated and short tempered. You just need to cool down and relax. It helps to inform the people around you as well.
Such is the life of a patient with a platelet disorder, but cheer up! It’s not the end of the world.
Besides, we’re here to help you out. Our eBook contains all the precious information you need to navigate through your life smoothly and more comfortably.
It can be easy to feel down when one gets afflicted with any ailment—whether it be rare or common, blood-related or not. Then again, you have to remember that you are not alone on this journey; your family and friends are with you. In fact, other people are taking the exact same perilous path as the one you’re on. Have faith, listen to what your body is telling you, and stay strong.