Anti Anxiety Medication
Posted 21 April 2012 - 10:14 AM
Posted 21 April 2012 - 12:51 PM
For me personally I'm giving the diet a chance to settle in before putting my stomach through the withdrawal symptoms but at the end of the day only you know how you feel.
Hope that helps and all the best for your recovery!
Posted 21 April 2012 - 12:55 PM
"I will try again tommorrow" (Mary Anne Radmacher)
celiac 49 years - Misdiagnosed for 45
Blood tested and repeatedly negative
Diagnosed by Allergist with elimination diet and diagnosis confirmed by GI in 2002
Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis
All bold resoved or went into remission with proper diagnosis of Celiac November 2002
Some residual nerve damage remains as of 2006- this has continued to resolve after eliminating soy in 2007
Mother died of celiac related cancer at 56
Twin brother died as a result of autoimmune liver destruction at age 15
Children 2 with Ulcers, GERD, Depression, , 1 with DH, 1 with severe growth stunting (male adult 5 feet)both finally diagnosed Celiac through blood testing and 1 with endo 6 months after Mom
Positive to Soy and Casien also Aug 2007
Gluten Sensitivity Gene Test Aug 2007
HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0303
HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303
Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,3 (Subtype 9,9)
Posted 21 April 2012 - 03:16 PM
and if you decide to come off the meds, I STRONGLY suggest slowly tapering off the meds. I tried low dose xanax for a few months (while still sick and undiagnosed and it did not really help me much, so I stopped it cold turkey. Not wise.)
Coming off anti-anxiety meds will produce withdrawal symptoms and can sometimes create "rebound anxiety".
I developed severe anxiety while ill from celiac/gluten, but it has disappeared and only returns slightly with a glutening. My doc gave me a low dose of xanax to keep in the house just in case.
For many people, the gluten-driven anxiety resolves. For others, it lingers.
"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it makes the difference." Virginia Satir
"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy
"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" Booker T. Washington
“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport
"LTES" Gem 2014
Misdiagnosed for 25+ years; Finally Diagnosed with Celiac 11/01/10. Double DQ2 genes. This thing tried to kill me. I view Celiac as a fire breathing dragon --and I have run my sword right through his throat.
Posted 21 April 2012 - 03:31 PM
All the best!
IgA gliadin 24 (normal <11)
IgG gliadin 38 (normal <11)
Endoscopy showed damage that looked like "classic celiac", biopsy showed total villous atrophy
Started gluten-free diet Aug 31, 2010
Only real symptoms are huge weight loss and neuropathy
Posted 21 April 2012 - 08:48 PM
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