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I have decided to go soy free in an attempt to resolve my neuro symptoms.( I know in 1995 I had a class 2 positive blood test (Ige) to soy---)

However, the allergist did not think I needed to avoid the class 2's.

Anyway, I want to know how many of you got rid of your neuro symptoms going soy free---

ANd soy lecithen (sp?) is in all the chewing gum, and chocolates--- which gum do you chew? What chocolate can you eat??

Thanks for your help----


CeeCee

Allergic to: wheat, peanuts and Penicillin

1995 severe anaphylactic reaction to Wheat

Gluten free since Sept. 2006

"Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently"--- Henry Ford

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I don't really suffer from neuro symptoms but, I did eliminate soy from my diet as I tested-out severly sensitive to soy. I don't eat chocolate but I do chew wrigley's spearmint and/or peppermint gum when I'm not feeling the greatest and It ususally helps me. In general I try to avoid all soy but I have been known to eat things that have soy lecthin in it. I feel as if I can eliminate soy for the most part and limit the soy emulsifier items to few and far between then I generally (knock-on-wood) feel okay. I certainly feel a lot better than before I cut soy out of my diet that's for sure!

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Soy Intolerant August 2007......

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Chocolate is very tricky, but I know I've seen a few (VERY few) brands that use some other kind of lecithin (sunflower maybe?) as an emulsifier. There's also Enjoy Life chocolate chips, which are quite good and don't contain any lecithin at all. Since I have problems with sugar, I tend to get my chocolate fix from chocolate-raspberry Clif nectar bars; they're not exactly the same as a chocolate bar, but they're yummy!

Jeanne

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There are very very few chocolate soy free items around. If you live near a major city go to a health food store there and you might find something that works. Otherwise look on the web. Just forget about gum. It has so many strange additives you should not be chomping on it anyways if you have neuro trouble.

I have decided to go soy free in an attempt to resolve my neuro symptoms.( I know in 1995 I had a class 2 positive blood test (Ige) to soy---)

However, the allergist did not think I needed to avoid the class 2's.

Anyway, I want to know how many of you got rid of your neuro symptoms going soy free---

ANd soy lecithen (sp?) is in all the chewing gum, and chocolates--- which gum do you chew? What chocolate can you eat??

Thanks for your help----

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Hi! I'm new here. My son is the one who is gluten free. He's also soy-free. I'm wondering what neuro-symptoms are. Is it the kind of thing you can tell is going on in someone else? He's 4.5 and taking him off of soy and milk recently seems to have improved his behavior (as well as his more obvious symptoms, like eczema). He was quite the difficult child before, and while we've had ups and downs, I'm pretty sure we've never had an up this good since he was born. Could this be like what you're talking about?

I just recently discovered Bazooka gum is soy free. It's not sugar-free, though, which is annoying, but it's the only one I've found.

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Hi! I'm new here. My son is the one who is gluten free. He's also soy-free. I'm wondering what neuro-symptoms are. Is it the kind of thing you can tell is going on in someone else? He's 4.5 and taking him off of soy and milk recently seems to have improved his behavior (as well as his more obvious symptoms, like eczema). He was quite the difficult child before, and while we've had ups and downs, I'm pretty sure we've never had an up this good since he was born. Could this be like what you're talking about?

I just recently discovered Bazooka gum is soy free. It's not sugar-free, though, which is annoying, but it's the only one I've found.

Yes the improvements you are seeing would be included with neurological symptoms. Some of us will have issues with mood such as temper, anxiety depression, some with learning (we call it brain fog :) ) some will have issues with balance, ataxia, some can have paraesthesias develop which is tingling and pain in the extremities, loss of reflexes. Any of these and more could be considered neuro effects.


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Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis

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I have decided to go soy free in an attempt to resolve my neuro symptoms.( I know in 1995 I had a class 2 positive blood test (Ige) to soy---)

However, the allergist did not think I needed to avoid the class 2's.

Anyway, I want to know how many of you got rid of your neuro symptoms going soy free---

ANd soy lecithen (sp?) is in all the chewing gum, and chocolates--- which gum do you chew? What chocolate can you eat??

Thanks for your help----

I am soy free and I have neuro symptoms. I went soy and gluten free at the same time in '06 and my health improved dramatically. I still have misc symptoms like muscle movement and spasms in the face, tingling in the hands, feet and legs and vision problems. However, the improvement is so much better than where I was at. These symptoms are minor now - of course it is all relative as we all know.

I don't chew gum or eat chocalate. :( I do know and have not tried the Enjoy Life Foods chocolate pieces are okay. My two girls have just been diagnosed and are going gluten free so I am finding foods that I didn't use before!

I wish you the best and hope your neuro symptoms improve. What are your neuro symptoms?


Diagnosed @ 18 with rheumatoid arthritis

Age 29, diagnosed, endometriosis/adenomyosis, Stage IV, hysterectomy followed 12/2001

React to: Gluten, Soy, MSG, Fish, Bananas, Dairy and Yeast

Multiple chemical sensitivities - ibuprofen and icy hot for the muscle pain is a no no!

Elim diet started 3/2006 due to symptoms - eliminated gluten & just about everything else!

Dramatic improvement

Blood Tests for celiac Negative 7/2007 (taken when off gluten)

Added gluten back to diet after negative blood tests in minimal amounts, symptoms began returning

Enterolab results 8/2008 positive for IGA & TTG

Genetic Testing

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0604

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,1 (Subtype 2,6)

Diagnosed 8/2008 with Celiac from elim diet, positive IGA, TTG tests, genetic results & family history

Some Symptoms: seizures, tingling in hands, feet, legs, facial numbness, muscle spasms, jerking muscles, convulsions, vision problems, speech impairments, memory loss, hair loss, urinary tract irritation, loss of balance & coordination, vertigo, severe constipation (weeks w/out BM), heartburn, heart arythmia, hypoglycemia, hyptension, fainting, dry mouth. gas, bloating, tooth defects, acne, weight gain, bruise easy, muscle & joint pain......and they said it was "all in my head"

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Many who can't eat whole soy have found soy lecithin to be well tolerated. It is generally fairly pure, but obviously you'll need to determine how you do with it for yourself.

A number of nutrient deficiencies have been linked to neurological problems, so you many want to try some of the more likely ones. For instance, a methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) supplement, along with magnesium can be incredibly helpful, so I always recommend those. Zinc can also help quite a lot.

Here's just one of a myriad links I got from a Google search: http://www.nutros.com/nsr-0306b.html


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I don't chew gum. I am totally soy-free even soy lecithin I have a couple bags of Enjoy Life Choco Chips in freezer in case of chocolate emergency :):lol:


Collette

Positive Bloodwork Oct 1st 2007. Gluten-free 3 YEARS Oct 1st!

Dairy & Soy free since Dec 1st 2007.

Potato free since January 3rd 2008.

Remaining Nightshades since April 1st 2008. Back on September 2010. :)

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