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Member Since 10 May 2012
Offline Last Active Jun 01 2013 06:23 AM

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In Topic: Possibility Of Parasites Infestation Causing Celiac Disease

01 June 2013 - 05:05 AM

This is Floral.  I didn't know my initial posting would get so many responses.  I always had a bad stomach and things just kept getting worse.  10 yrs of bowels obstructions followed by parasitic infestation.  And how did I know?  I could see this mucousy stuff floating in toilet.  I research it and realized what I was seeing.  Didn't know what to do.  Talked to my doctor who refused to treat or believe me.  I actually wrote an ebook about my experience but haven't published it yet.  I started taking Hulda Clarks formula and started seeing them evacuate.  I mean thousands of them.  If you google photos of parasites you will see each and every ugly one that I saw -- very frightening.  It took months for them to go away and perhaps someone was right when they said I didn't get rid of them all.  It has taken me a year to recover and during this year I developed food allergies.  I was test with hydrogen breath tests which were positive for lactose and fructose intolerance.  Then the Celiac test was positive.  I am feeling better now that I am 100% compliant with no gluten...and sometimes we are all a little resistent to going all tlhe way with something even though it will ultimately save our lives.  I do wonder if I still may have some parasites but they would have to be mcroscopic at this point b/c I do know what to look for.  I thank God every day for getting me through that storm and would love to talk with you all individually about your experiences.  I saw a video on line by an MS doctor in Baltimore MD who said that glutenism after parasites was very common indeed.  It was in looking for that video that I ended up here again. Obviously, this subject needs to be researched and written about in depth...and now I really need to figure out how to get my ebook up in Kindle form so we can continue the dicussion.  (and education)

In Topic: Need Opinions

27 November 2012 - 01:15 AM

Just an FYI...only 30 percent of people with celiac get a positive test. Dr. Peter Green states this in CELIAC DISEASE A HIDDEN EPIDEMIC. Granted the book is twenty years old but I don't think things have changed much. People thought that Celiac disease was a rare disease but I think it's just rarely diagnosed. I recently went to a dinner and three people sitting at my table alone all had Celiac disease. What are the odds of that? I believe it's really gotten to epidemic proprotions but I guess that's another subject altogether.

In Topic: Nausea?

27 November 2012 - 12:57 AM

This note is to address Heather C. I also had a gastric bypass and have been recently diagnosed with celiac. My nausea has recently been uplifted and it took an entire 6 months since going gluten free. I hated feeling constantly nauseas and it reminded me of that horrible green feeling while pregnant. Remember how at 4 months or so you realized one day,...hey it's gone? It's kinda like that. Good luck. It seems I'm only a few steps in front of you.

In Topic: "But You Can Eat Whole Wheat, Right?"

27 November 2012 - 12:39 AM

When you have a gastric bypass you lose the part of your intestine that digests lactose. You are told before surgery that you will become lactose intolerant. To me it didn't make any difference since I had been severely lactose intolerant since the age of 18. I'm surprised that the above doctor who performs this surgery for a living wouldn't have informed all of his patient's of this beforehand. ?????

In Topic: Confused About Tests?

27 November 2012 - 12:15 AM

I also had a gastic bypass and had nothing but problems and was diagnosed celiac after ten years. Initial blood work, etc came back no celiac as well. Biopsy proved my suspicion. I can't help but to believe there is a correlation between gastic bypass and celiac. Perhaps it just exascerbates an already pre-existing problem. btw I had 4 bowels obstructions, 2 resections, 2 hernias before correct diagnosis.