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JSegura226

Member Since 27 Mar 2011
Offline Last Active Aug 05 2012 06:50 PM
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In Topic: Probiotic Question

29 July 2012 - 06:49 AM

I dont have an issue with putting on weight (I'm actually trying to lose it!) but I did have an issue with a high amount of probiotics in Kefir. I drank a small amount of Kefir just to see if I liked the taste and about an hour later I was curled up on the floor screaming in pain. My nutritionist told me that a lot of people with Celiac have a hard time with high amounts of probiotics at least until they heal more. She doesn't want me to drink any more for a long time until I can work it back in slowly. How long have you been gluten free? Maybe you should hold off on the probiotics until you've healed more??


I have been gluten, dairy, soy and grain free for about 17 months now. 2 months ago I had my second endoscopy with celiac panel and the doctor says everything looked great and healed up.. The weird thing is I have actually taken this specific probiotic before, but never had any issues with it other than a little occasional gas... but then again, last time I took it, I was not particularly having belly issues to start out with other than the normal healing pains..I am starting to think that the pains I am feeling right now are the good bugs and bad bugs waging war.

In Topic: Thyroid Problem?

11 October 2011 - 08:32 AM

I am getting a referral to see an endo as soon as I can. I can deal with the majority of these symptoms for now but the only thing that is really bothering me is the weightloss. I was underweight to begin with and I just seem to continue shedding pounds. It is really starting to scare me.

In Topic: Thyroid Problem?

10 October 2011 - 04:48 PM

Well doctor called me and gave me the brush off i believe. They called me and left me a message saying my TSH came back normal and I had a clean bill of health... WTH?!?! I have palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, shaky hands, clamminess and I am eating more than I have been in the last 4 months and continuing to lose weight this last 2 weeks?!?! But there is nothing wrong??!! Hell, 2 months ago all I was eating was salads and veggies for a while and was still maintaining/gaining weight.. this doesnt make sense..

I asked him to run all the tests you specified and he said they would check but looking at my lab bill its looking like they just ran TSH and CBC... I am so frustrated right now!!!

In Topic: Thyroid Problem?

09 October 2011 - 03:40 PM

Symptoms have drastically faded today. Was still a bit rough this morning but as the day progressed I felt better. I pretty much cut out any foods containing high amounts of iodine including iodized salt for the last 2 days and I seem to be getting much better. Even have some energy to clean the house a little today. So wierd how these symptoms can come and go like this. Hopefully I will have some answers on Tuesday when my results come in.

In Topic: Thyroid Problem?

08 October 2011 - 08:42 AM

Yes, the more thyroid hormone, the lower the cholesterol. Low cholesterol is another symptom of Graves' disease. High cholesterol is a sign of HYPOthyroidism.

Keep us posted!


ughh this doesnt look good <_< . Ill keep updating as things change. Thanks again for all the help everyone.