sepsis is currently big in the news over here so i'm making this quick, drive-by journal to try and briefly educate people on sepsis, what it is, how you can spot it and what to do if you think you've got it. i'm going to try and keep this as easily digestible as possible because i genuinely do believe this is stuff people need to know....... sepsis WILL KILL YOU if you don't catch it. i personally have been septic and was extremely unwell - i didn't know it at the time but i could've fucking died had we left it any longer. don't be me ok??
so. what's sepsis?? sepsis is what happens when you have an infection that gets out of control and your body goes a bit bonkers with its immune response and it basically begins attacking itself. you may also have heard it referred to as blood poisoning or septicaemia.
sepsis always starts out with an infection somewhere in your body. this can be from something as small as a cat scratch or a papercut; it could also be fro