Anti Phospholipid Sydrome / APS
APS / Anti Phospholipid Syndrome >>
Sometimes called Hughes-syndrome, is an autoimmune, hypercoagulable state caused by antiphospholipid antibodies. APS provokes blood clots (thrombosis) (10 times higher change) in both arteries and veins as well as pregnancy-related complications such as miscarriage, stillbirth, preterm delivery, and severe preeclampsia.
Often APS combined with SLE (lupus) and Sjögren's Syndrome.
migraine - headache
miscarriage - impotency
rash - livedo reticularis
problems with speech, words can't be found
MS like syndrome
spots on MRI
loss of tast
adrenal gland problems
severe legpain - cramps - thrombosis
sores - mouth, feet, legs
clotting problems liver
loss of consciousness
There are many people which have received a misdiagnosis. After several years APS / Hughes syndrome is diagnosted
In a book by Professor Hughes: "The brain and other animal" he calls this misdiagnosis: epilepsy, weak legs, Multiple Sclerosis, migraine, difficulties finding words, loss of taste, mad cow disease, St. Vitus Dance, Parkinson's, personality disorder, 'heart attack', Addison disease, severe leg pain, swollen legs, foot pain, abdominal pain, back pain, many miscarriages etc.
Article prof. Hughes >>
Hughes syndrome foundation >>
Booklet PDF >>
Scientific research APS >>