Some Set-backs While on the Gluten-Free Diet
- By Shirley Bellows
- Published 06/18/2010
I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in November, 1995 after suffering for decades with many symptoms. I had a setback after one year on the diet but with my dietitian's help, I am now feeling very well.
However, I had stopped digesting food, particularly carbohydrates. My weight started dropping until I was 15% less than I had been. At a 20% loss, I was finally referred to a dietician. Not only did she give me advice on what I could try to eat, but she put me on a supplement called Florastor:
This product literally saved my life. Initially I started with 4 capsules per day and within 4 days it had kicked that yeast out of my digestive tract. Whew! Nearly 3 years later, I need only take an occasional dose if I am having any digestive problems but this product will always been on hand.
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