Weʼre raising £10,000 to help for treatment and medical expenses for my best friends children
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Please help my best friend. Both of her children needs immediate treatment.
This is Keeper an endearing three and half years old boy who is very loving to his siblings and his lovely sister Kaitie who is one and half years old. It has been a long painful journey for Keeper and Kaitie's parents to find out the cause of their childrens pain, severe discomfort, delays and health problems.
They went to a lot of doctors and did a lot of tests, it took a lot of time and effort before they have finally found the right treatment path for Keeper. Up to this day as they go along the treatment, they find out more and more of his medical problems. Keeper is ANA positive and they still have to do further testing to know exactly the kind of autoimmune disease he has, he also has malabsorption of nutrients in which affects his immune system (he needs high doses of different kinds of supplements and a lot of support to be able to function well), he has severe igg food allergy that makes him follow a very strict diet.
He cannot tolerate any gluten, dairy, grain, soy, nuts, egggs and many more. Keeper has metabolic syndrome x. This makes him prone to other diseases like diabetes. Despite his very strict and healthy diet, he has high blood sugar. He has MTHFR mutation, leaky gut and mitochondrial dysfunction. These are severely affecting his brain function which is one of the reasons of his brain inflammation. The damage in his intestines are causing further problems to his blood stream. His mitochondrial issue is affecting his energy and cells which slightly affects his liver function.
These impact his overall health and also causes his autoimmune disorder and when left untreated may damage his organs. In addition, Keeper has recurrent yeast and bacterial infections, SIBO and high metals toxicity (probably because his body could not detox properly). He is in need to do further testing to see if he has co infections and auto immune encephalitis. These conditions are very difficult to treat and control. Keeper since birth was very sick and was always crying and shouting in pain, throwing a lot of meltdowns, he also was unable to sleep through the night for the first two years of his life (he was literally sleeping for only two hours a day), underweight and small for his age, cannot tolerate the food he eats, became globally delayed from all his milestones and many more painful struggles he has gone through.
Thankfully, he is greatly improving and responding from Biomedical treatment. Meanwhile, Their daughter Kaitie was born visually impaired. Doctors checked her eyes and did some tests. Both eyes were structurally normal. Doctors said that her inability to process the things she see is because of her brain. Her doctors was suspecting either she has Delayed Visual Maturation or CVI.
Thankfully after many months, she has miraculously been able to see. But her health issues did not end there, she is showing exactly the same health problems and signs her brother Keeper used to show, but her parents cannot officially determine her health status and could not get proper diagnosis because they no longer have the budget to do several special laboratory tests, consultations with different doctors and further treatments. Known to a few of our closest family members and friends, Keeper and Kaitie's parents are doing everything they can to cope with his treatments, making ends meet to support his medical needs. Unfortunately they are left with much less than what they need.
The demands for Keeper's treatment mostly; different kinds of therapies, medicines, supplements, special laboratory tests and doctors consultation fees which are mostly being done abroad because these special tests and specific doctors for his condition are not available in the country they live in; Certainly costs a substantial amount of money and continues to encumber their family with additional expenses. Having two children in the family with a lot of medical issues are very very expensive. We are praying that Kaitie will be able to undergo treatment like Keeper and we are also praying that Keeper will be able to continue his medical treatment.
Eversince Keeper started biomed,he is now a different kid. He needs more time for healing and further treatment to finally recover AND make his autoimmune disorders under control. It is with our utmost humility that we ask for your help in sustaining Keeper's treatment and therapies and for Kaitie to have a chance to begin treatment.
We are holding on to our faith that he may finally get better as we have seen great improvements, as we continue the necessary treatments he and Kaitie needs and be able to function well and enjoy life. Thank you so much for taking time to read and for your help and support. We truly appreciate it.
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My name is Joan and my best friend Krissy who is a mother of 3 is struggling to pay for her children's medical treatment in the Philippines. 2 of her kids (keeper and Kaitie) needs immediate medical attention.
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