More on flu shots

September 8, 2009 at 10:56 pm


I have always gotten flu shots. In fact, I got one right before the
onset of my CIDP diagnosis and symptoms.

For the first time, I am going to skip both shots. I constantly say
that “I feel like I have the flu.” What if one cause of CIDP are the flu
shots? We have no idea what makes up these shots or how it really
affects our bodies. I’d rather suffer with the flu for a few days than
aggravate the CIDP I already have for months to come. Please give
this some thought. I think that we are programmed by the medical
community to receive these shots, but is it really in our best
interest? I just keep hearing myself say that I feel like I have the

Thanks for letting me share. I hope we all feel better soon.