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#1 willabec

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 05:43 AM

HI- I am new to this forum...not sure yet how to navigate through it all...but i will give it a try....I have celiac - diagnosed about 6 years ago....for some time now i have had some bowel issues and i am wondering if it could be related to lactose? i just starting keeping a food diary and i don't have an appt. with my gi until april. some of my symptoms are cramps, having to go to the bathroom comes on instantly, sometimes it's explosive, nausea, more headaches, etc. any of you deal with this? thanks.
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#2 kabowman

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 07:33 AM

A food diary is an excellant way to find out what other intolerances you might have. That is how I have been able to figure out most of my food issues.

Also, now that I have a known list of foods I am intolerant to, it is easier for me to determine new food issues that develop. Most recently I figured out I am intolerant to the calcium supplent that is added to non-dairy milks and OJ. I use plain hemp milk now with no problems. Anyway, it took a little time but it really isn't that difficult any more.

It is amazing to be NOT sick, all the time! I had joint pain, headaches, fatigue, gi issues, etc. This is a great place...welcome and good luck!
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gluten-free since July 2004

Other Intolerances:
Strawberries and Banannas (2007)
Nitrates (April 2006)
Yeast (which includes all vinegar so no condiments) (Oct. 2004)
Peanuts (Nov. 2004)
Soy (Oct. 2004)
Almonds (Sept. 2004)
Corn (Sept. 2004)
Lactose/Casein (1999)

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 07:52 AM

Are you eating out at all?

Have you checked your medications and personal care products for gluten?

Are you careful about cross-contamination?

Best of luck, and I hope you find answers to your symptoms.
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#4 kabowman

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 09:20 AM

I remembered something else thanks to happygirl. I didn't replace my pans right away (all new a separate now). Forgot and used my old rolling pin (went to goodwill), had to stop using all the plastic because the rest of the family couldn't seem to not use mine, have gotten sick from putting something in the microwave right after something else and got sick. And, Puffs Plus used to have, don't know if it still does, soy in the lotion and I am legume intolerant.

So, maybe you should be super careful and write down what you are using each day.
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-Kate
gluten-free since July 2004

Other Intolerances:
Strawberries and Banannas (2007)
Nitrates (April 2006)
Yeast (which includes all vinegar so no condiments) (Oct. 2004)
Peanuts (Nov. 2004)
Soy (Oct. 2004)
Almonds (Sept. 2004)
Corn (Sept. 2004)
Lactose/Casein (1999)


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