My son, Grayson, was diagnosed with PANDAS in January of 2017 while we were living in Raleigh, NC. Our journey to the diagnosis was short and surprising. He was a very healthy, active, and easy going five year old and overnight developed a behavior that seemed a lot like an


At 27 years old, my life has been flipped upside down by a new, albeit correct diagnosis: PANS.  It stands for Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome. My psychiatrist figured out I had PANS after a long bout with mono caused me to have extreme psychiatric symptoms.  And strangely, when I took anti-inflammatories such