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Richard Erickson

What was your life like before you received the COVID-19 vaccine?

I'm executive, at a large tech company, an investor and a competitive mountain bike racer before the vaccine. I have 4 kids and I was highly active with them as well. Traveling, speaking at events, consulting with customers all while training on and off the bike ~20 - 25 hours a week. Highly active dad spending hours with my family doing tons of activities. Kids are 20, 17, 13, 11 yo's. I've been on Long Term Disability since Feb 22'

Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.

~2 weeks following the second vaccination I developed temp intolerance with shivering and tingling.

While attempting light workouts, I started feeling neurological stress intolerance, which would manifest with insomnia.

~2 months following the second vaccine, I developed tinnitus.

I was told by all my doctors, these symptoms were from something else, not the vaccine. I went through a battery of workups with no findings.

In late Dec, I started feeling some cold symptoms, but was negative for an at home test for Covid. My GP said it would be fine to get boosted. (Big Mistake).

Thats when all my symptoms went to 150.

On Jan 1st the day after the booster, I developed chronic insomnia and then a bunch of additional symptoms:

-Nerve Vibrations, which prevent me from sleeping

-Higher sensitivity to Temp

-Strange sensations in by head, face and base of my skull.

-High Sensitivity to sounds

-Chronic fatigue

-Exercise intolerance

-Weight loss

-Bran Fog

-Memory loss

-Executive impairment

-Basic activity flairs up all my symptoms.

Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms

Not much. I've had slight improvement in my sleep and my sensitivity symptoms are a little better. I've just started care from Dr Haider and recently received results from InCellDX: Cytokine panel. I'm scheduled to meet with Dr Paterson's team 6/1/22.

Which solutions were not helpful?

I've been in Ivermectin and 325mg ASPRIN for the last 2 weeks. No improvement. Just started LDN. No improvement.

What would you like others to know?

I'm struggling with managing and prioritizing treatment options and feel like I'm educating my providers. It exhausting and I think finding sound local resources and advocates are critical. I will do everything I can to help others learn from my experience and improve their outcome. Thank you for everything your doing to help those with symptoms like mine.
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