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Amyleigh0007

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Has anyone read The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Solution by Dr. Stephen Wangen? If so, what did you think of his food allergy theory? I have IBS and when my son was dx with Celiac I thought that was my answer too. My tests were negative. My son also has many food allergies. After reading this book I am certain my IBS symptoms are due to food allergies. I am getting tested soon. I thought maybe this may lend hope to those of us that have tested negative for Celiac but are tired of suffering and want answers.


Amy

1989: I am diagnosed with IBS.

3/08: 8-year-old son diagnosed with Celiac (blood test and biopsy) and allergies to corn, egg whites, soy, peanuts, walnuts, wheat, and clam.

6/08: My Celiac test is negative.

7/08: I go completely gluten free despite negative test and NO MORE IBS SYMPTOMS!!

7/09: My Enterolab gluten sensitivity gene testing results indicate I have one Celiac gene and one gluten sensitivity gene.

8/09: I am diagnosed with Celiac based on gene testing results and positive response to diet.

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Well, with all the members of this board who've tested negative, but the gluten-free diet still works, I can only suggest going gluten-free and see what happens.


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I was diagnosed with IBS. Even then I wondered...why is it irratable? well, gluten is why. I have almost no symptoms at all anymore now that I am gluten free. yea!!!!!!

the tests are unreliable. Just because you tested negative does not mean you do not have celiac.


gluten . . . Kiss my grits!

pork and beef free- 1994

wheat free or wheat light- 2003

gluten free- January 2008

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I also had IBS for years, as did two of my sisters. My older sister suffered terribily eventually she has multipul myloma and 5 years after she had a bone marrow transplant she died. I really wish I knew then what I know now as he might still be alive. Have your read Dangerous Grains?

I discovered I was gluten intolerant when trying to loose weight. I stopped eating bread and cakes an my stomach felt so much better. When I had lost the weight I started eaten more gluten foods and the syptoms of bloating and stomach cramps returned with avengence. I then went gluten free completely. My doctor did a test of some kind which was negative and he didnt want to see me. He sent a message via the admin staff saying I would basically eat what I wanted if I liked and was not bothered about diagnosing me for anything.

My other sister has since become gluten free and has got rid of her stomach problem, migraine headaches and achne!

We both also had problems with heavy periods which seem to have resolved themselves, however this took a year to take effect. I was close to having also sorts of horrid treatment, but refused to have a hysterectomy.

Syptoms did get worse before they go better.

My immune systen has also improved. Warts which I had went with in 3 months!

Other things can also cause IBS, dairy products especailly, but I seem to be OK with small amounts of these.

Best of luck. Stay healthy.

Kathy B


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