Under Eye Circles
Posted 30 March 2004 - 11:55 AM
Posted 30 March 2004 - 03:50 PM
Mariann, gluten intolerant and mother of 3 gluten intolerant children
Posted 31 March 2004 - 08:34 AM
Posted 31 March 2004 - 09:35 AM
Posted 31 March 2004 - 09:49 AM
The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you." Numbers 6:24-25
Posted 31 March 2004 - 11:47 AM
Posted 03 April 2004 - 04:23 AM
Posted 03 April 2004 - 12:29 PM
i'm still on gluten until i have my biopsy, I'm not looking forward to coping with the diet, but it will be nice to get rid of those black rings!
fingers crossed x
Posted 06 April 2004 - 06:15 PM
Posted 24 October 2004 - 02:03 PM
Our bodies were never meant to consume the foods we eat these days. Your liver has a certain amount of capacity to process toxins from junk/processed foods. Some peoples livers are better than others which is why some people get the circles and others do not.
Most people will see some improvement with the under eye circles when they start to follow a gluten free diet because you eliminate flour. Flour is a big one for congesting the body.
There are many ways to sort the under eye circles. The first is to drink a couple of litres of water per day to help flush out some toxins. The second is to make sure you are getting rid of waste (using the toilet) 2 times a day and third a much more extreme one is to try eating a diet of nothing but clean meats, veg, fruit, nuts etc without any processed foods.
I used to have a problem with dark circles under my eyes, looked like I was either an all night partier or something like that and people always commented how tired I looked.
The dark circles were cured by me using the toilet more often.
Posted 24 October 2004 - 02:27 PM
If you still have the dark circles and positive antibodies, go back over your diet.
I was using vanilla that was not gluten free. Is there a chance you are getting cross contamination from your kitchen?
Posted 24 October 2004 - 02:45 PM
Long Island, NY
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Posted 24 October 2004 - 03:57 PM
Mine also get puffy, and it drives me nuts!!!! Everyone keeps asking me "Why have you been crying?"
Have a great day!
positive bloodwork, positive biopsy
Celiac, collagenous colitis, hypothyroidism
endometriosis (at age 20)
spinal stenosis (early 20's)
Biopsy August 2006 confirmed complete villous atrophy despite being gluten-free for years and bloodwork within range showing compliance with diet. Doctor has confirmed diagnosis of Refractory Celiac Sprue.
Endoscopy also showed numerous stomach ulcers, have started taking Losec.
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Daniel & Connor 6 yr twin boys......
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Posted 26 October 2004 - 07:49 AM
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Posted 26 October 2004 - 10:50 AM
Physician's Formula makeup (which is gluten-free) makes an undereye concealer (which is yellow, but when light hits your skin after it's applied, dark circles are greatly minimized) that definitely helps. You can use it alone or under foundation--it makes for a very refreshed appearance!!!!
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