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nvgeiger

Member Since 24 Feb 2013
Offline Last Active Mar 07 2013 07:40 PM
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In Topic: Do I Have Celiac?

03 March 2013 - 07:38 PM

I think Gatorade is the source of my vision problem and feeling sick. Haven't drank any in 2 days and I am feeling a bit better. I have been eating food with glutton as well. My nausea has went away and my vision has gotten slightly better.


In Topic: Do I Have Celiac?

02 March 2013 - 09:25 AM

Yes, my vision was "perfect" too,  according to the eye exams I had done, yet I had blurry spots. dry eyes, blepharitis, double vision on occasion and wicked floaters. Visual disturbances are not uncommon with celiac.

 

If this does not resolve, I'd see a neuorologist, IMHO

 

I still have hope that this will resolve for you off gluten.

 

Keep us posted.

Yeah, currently my vision is no where near " perfect " either. 

So what does a neurologist search for exactly?

 

So my girlfriend made a joke about my condition and was like " It would be funny if this problem was from all the blue Gatorade you drink. "

 

I was just looking up on the web a few moments ago and some people have had side effects from Gatorade - blurred, vision, fatigue, and nausea. Wondering if this could actually be a possibility to my being my problem? I realized that my first encounter with my vision problem happened when I was taking probiotics, in bed, and drinking lots of gatorade, and then 3 weeks ago I quit my job which I was working every day for 6 hours and now I am more lazy, sitting at home, and not running all over the place. Lack of exercise and I have been consuming more gatorade. Just so hard to decipher real facts from false on the internet these days. Guess I could avoid Gatorade for a week or two, I do drink it on the daily and it does override my water consumption. 

 

http://www.livestron...much-gatorade/ 


In Topic: Do I Have Celiac?

27 February 2013 - 11:09 AM

I agree with Takala about the neurologist. I had so many neuro symptoms before I was diagnosed, including trouble focusing, poor night vision, vertigo , ataxia,  parasthesia etc. and you should cover all your bases.

 

I went to the Eye Doctor yesterday and they said I have perfect eyes. 20/20 vision still. I don't know too much about how our eyes work, but he said it was very common for young people to carry lots of stress and that when eyes pull forward and release ( focus and unfocus ) the muscles can get stuck temporarily. He also noted my eyes are very dry and it's possible that the layer on top could be irregular and suggested eye drops for the cold winter. He gave me some to see if that would help, he just said my vision should come back and I have nothing to worry about. I don't know, haha..


In Topic: Do I Have Celiac?

25 February 2013 - 04:32 PM

Nick,

Neg on the celiac panel is just one part of the puzzle. (and some people, like me are falsely negative on blood panels)

Not trying to scare you or muddy the waters, just relating the facts.

 

You could still be gluten intolerant.

Definitely, get your eyes examined, because blurry vision is nothing to mess with, but if you feel better off gluten, you could continue

totally gluten free and see if you feel better overall.

Good luck and let us know what happens.

Understandable. And I am trying to rule everything out and get down to it. I have been cutting down on fast food and mainly just sticking to rice, chicken and some vegetables and fruits. Never been a big fan of sugar and sweets, but convenience is part of my life style. Sure we all remember being a teenager. But my diet is quite imbalanced. My symptoms haven't improved or gotten worse. The vision and being unable to focus my eyes is always there, when I wake up until I go to bed. The fatigue and nausea fluctuate throughout the day, I was feeling great 5 minutes when I was picking up food and now as I write this response I feel very sick. 

 

Appointment with my eye doctor tomorrow at 3:00. Keep you guys posted.


In Topic: Do I Have Celiac?

25 February 2013 - 10:06 AM

Update: Doctor just called me back with the lab work. Negative for Celiac. 

 

IrishHeart - If that's the case, I will make sure to up with probiotics for awhile. I am praying my vision will come back soon.

 

nvsmom - I actually use to suffer from headaches on the daily and maybe 3-5 migraines a year. It would star with a blurry blob and an hour later it would feel like the most painful thing ever. I would actually throw up almost every time from so much head pain. It's been over a year since my last migraine and my head aches are quite rare. Eat better, do more, don't play video games or watch TV anymore.

 

I scheduled a doctor's appointment tomorrow with an eye specialist. Hopefully I can get this figured out.

 

Thank you so much for the quick responses. Great community here.