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So, just an update on my angry gut. Last week I went to the pharmacy at my aunt's (fellow celiac, or as she calls it "silly-ass sprue) urging. She still takes it 20 years later. 

I have never thought dairy was my issue because before I was diagnosed I didn't notice that it bothered me, and it's never been consistent. Also, I wasn't having reactions to dairy right away. It was super delayed. Like, into the next morning.

anyway, I bought some Lactaid and I've been taking it whenever I eat dairy, before I take my first bite. If it's a lot of dairy (last night I had Alfredo) I'll take two. I haven't had gas or loose stools since the day I took it. It could be a coincidence but it's an easy fix if it was a lactose issue. Wish I had done it sooner.

maybe others can give it a try if you haven't. Can't hurt.

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And I do get that if you have an "allergy" to dairy or an issue with casein that Lactaid won't work. But if it's lactose then Lactaid seems to really help.

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Lol I kept telling you to drop dairy for a week and see if that was it. I still suggest going 100% dairy free for a week. You will feel amazing, especially since your having issues with it. The lactaid helps, but imagine how much more energy and how much better your gut will feel when it is not having to work over time to something your have issues with,  TONS of dairy free options where you can still get your calories and cheese fix....hell I just made a huge pot a poor mans mozzarella cheese sauce 4x my normal reciple and added beyond meat beef crumbles to it this morning. >.> and slathered a ladle of it over my scrambled eggs and spinach I had for breakfast.

 


Diagnosed Issues
Celiac (Gluten Ataxia, and Villi Damage dia. 2014, Villi mostly healed on gluten-free diet 2017 confirmed by scope)
Ulcerative Colitis (Dia, 2017), ADHD, Bipolar, Asperger Syndrome (form of autism)
Allergies Corn, Whey
Sensitivities/Intolerances
Peanuts (resolved 2019), Cellulose Gel, Lactose, Soy, Yeast
Olives (Seems to have resolved or gone mostly away as of Jan, 2017), Sesame (Gone away as of June 2017, still slight Nausea)
Enzyme issues with digesting some foods I have to take Pancreatic Enzymes Since mine does not work right, additional food prep steps also
Low Tolerance for sugars and carbs (Glucose spikes and UC Flares)
Occupation Gluten Free Bakery, Paleo Based Chef/Food Catering

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