Author Archives: Brian Murphy, Ph.D.

aHUS and Sleep Disorders

Patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) may experience problems with sleep. Here are some ways that aHUS can lead to sleep disorders and possible treatment options. What is aHUS? aHUS is a disease where the immune system is overactive, causing damage to blood vessels and leading to the…

aHUS and Fatigue

People with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) may experience fatigue — extended periods of exhaustion or low energy — that can take a toll on health. Here is some information about how fatigue is related to aHUS and possible treatments to help manage it. What is aHUS? In patients with…

aHUS and Vision

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) primarily affects the kidneys. But it can also damage other organs, including the eyes. Vision problems such as eye pain, blurry vision, and, in severe cases, vision loss have been reported in patients, although they are not considered to be common. How does vision…

aHUS and Seizures

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) mainly affects the kidneys, but it can also take a toll on other organs and systems. The result can be symptoms such as vision problems, dizziness, headaches, and — examined in more detail here — seizures. What is aHUS? aHUS is a disease associated…