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bluebonnet

Member Since 24 Dec 2009
Offline Last Active Feb 07 2012 02:22 PM
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In Topic: Post-Ingestion Bloating

07 February 2012 - 05:16 AM

well hopefully since you said you forced it you didn't strain something. for me, after a glutening my body seems to have this same cycle/sequence of recovering as far as my digestive system- start with bloating, gut wrenching pain and "d" and then i seem to go to constipation but still feel bloated and gut pain, and finally the bloating and pain subsides and my bowels return to normal. this usually spans a course of 5 to 7 days.

things that help- very light eating like small meals at a time, eating only easily digested foods like baked chicken or fish, gluten free broth, rice, fruits and veggies. i also take a probiotic daily along with lots and lots of lemon water to help cleanse.


it really is just a matter of time and giving your system a rest with a healthy diet to heal the inflammation. i hope you feel better soon! :)

In Topic: Atrial Fibrillation (Very Long)

06 February 2012 - 02:28 PM

i dealt with this too and noticed a huge difference since going gluten free. i am not in the medical field but can tell you long story short after MANY tests they determined i had SVT. it feels like a-fib and i have sometimes remained for days with the condition where my heartbeat stayed upwards to almost 200 bpm. it was scary and i truly thought i was going to die. please check it out with a cardiologist. its not a life threatening condition (thank God) but its sooooo scary and dibilitating. if i accidentally eat gluten i find my heart skips and feels out of rhythm. and like the others said it just sort of kicks in high gear and then it pops back into a normal pattern. episodes can last a couple beats to several days.

i hope all turns out well for you. best wishes!

In Topic: Glutened Myself By Mistake Wow My Bodies Response!

01 February 2012 - 04:43 PM

sounds like you inadvertently confirmed it! i noticed you said you were a thyroid cancer survivor ... celiac disease certainly attacked my thyroid. if you wouldn't mind answering ... did you have any symptoms before finding out you had thyroid cancer or was it discovered "by accident"?

glad to hear you are on the right track ... it takes a while but there's no going back once you heal! :)