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jade61

Weight Loss - Again But Different

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My husband has been 100% Gluten free for 2 years and is still losing weight. He eats until he is full, And he does eat ALOT. @ least 2000 calories (more most the time). I know he needs to increase his calorie amount... but he says he is eating as much as he can already. He tried using muscle milk as a supplement but too many causes him migraines! He looks malnourished. Just wondering if anyone has any ideas on High calorie gluten free recipes and or supplements or ideas to help him gain wieght. He has had a thyroid level checked I believe two years ago and i am urging him to get it checked again. He is about 5'9" and now @ 123 pounds :( Any suggestions would help PLEASE

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My husband has been 100% Gluten free for 2 years and is still losing weight. He eats until he is full, And he does eat ALOT. @ least 2000 calories (more most the time). I know he needs to increase his calorie amount... but he says he is eating as much as he can already. He tried using muscle milk as a supplement but too many causes him migraines! He looks malnourished. Just wondering if anyone has any ideas on High calorie gluten free recipes and or supplements or ideas to help him gain wieght. He has had a thyroid level checked I believe two years ago and i am urging him to get it checked again. He is about 5'9" and now @ 123 pounds :( Any suggestions would help PLEASE

Does he have other hyperthyroid symptoms (besides weight loss), such as:

heat intolerance;

insomnia;

fatigue;

nervous energy;

excess sweating;

rapid heart rate;

palpitations;

diarrhea;

anxiety;

forgetfulness;

brittle hair.

Has he had blood tests for other delayed reaction (IgG or IgA mediated) food allergies? (Migraines are often food allergy reaction symptoms. Maybe he reacts to dairy.)

Does he have any indigestion or feel overly after eating small amounts?

Has he had other recent blood test results, which might suggest deficiencies or malabsorption problems?


Gluten, dairy, soy, egg, cane sugar, vanilla and nutmeg free. Enterolab diagnosed gluten/casein intolerant 7/04; soy intolerant 8/07. ELISA test diagnosed egg/cane sugar IgG allergies 8/06; vanilla/nutmeg 8/06. 2006-10 diagnosed by DNA Microbial stool tests and successfully treated: Klebsiella, Enterobacter Cloaecae, Cryptosporidia, Candida, C-diff, Achromobacter, H. Pylori and Dientamoeba Fragilis. 6/10 Heidelberg capsule test diagnosed hypochloridia. Vitamin D deficiency, hypothyroiditis, hypochloridia and low white blood cells caused vulnerability to infections. I now take Betaine HCl, probiotics, Vitamin D and T3 thyroid supplement to maintain immunity.

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He has some other signs of hyperthyroid... And hasn't been tested for anyother food allergies. He goes to his PCP on thurs this week. We are going to ask to be tested for other food allergies.

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and yes he does have that feeling of fullness after eating only small amounts but not all the time.

Ask your PCP for delayed reaction IgG or IgA mediated food allergy tests (like ELISA). Most food allergies are NOT the IgE anaphylactic reaction kinds of allergies. Many 'allergy specialists' and mainstream docs only consider IgE allergies 'true allergies'. They consider other delayed reactions to foods 'intolerances'. However, both are immune responses and can be identified by the ELISA tests.

Has your husband ever taken acid blocking drugs for any reason? Has he ever had H. Pylori? If so, he may have impaired stomach acid production. A Heidelberg capsule test can verify that. However food allergies and celiac disease can also cause 'gastroparesis' or delayed digestion (stomach emptying), which could make him feel full after small amounts.


Gluten, dairy, soy, egg, cane sugar, vanilla and nutmeg free. Enterolab diagnosed gluten/casein intolerant 7/04; soy intolerant 8/07. ELISA test diagnosed egg/cane sugar IgG allergies 8/06; vanilla/nutmeg 8/06. 2006-10 diagnosed by DNA Microbial stool tests and successfully treated: Klebsiella, Enterobacter Cloaecae, Cryptosporidia, Candida, C-diff, Achromobacter, H. Pylori and Dientamoeba Fragilis. 6/10 Heidelberg capsule test diagnosed hypochloridia. Vitamin D deficiency, hypothyroiditis, hypochloridia and low white blood cells caused vulnerability to infections. I now take Betaine HCl, probiotics, Vitamin D and T3 thyroid supplement to maintain immunity.

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I could be wrong, but I was under the impression that Muscle Milk was NOT gluten free. This could be why he gets migraines after drinking it? My mom orders a special gluten-free protein shake for me and her while my dad (who is a non Celiac) drinks the Muscle Milk. I also drink Ensure Shakes for extra calories and vitamins and those say Gluten Free right on the bottle.

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