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Reaction To Cottage Cheese? Anxiety, Suicidal Thoughts, Racing Heart, Extreme Fatigue

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So I was eating casein/dairy free for about 5 days, then yesterday I slipped and had an entire 24 oz container of cottage cheese within like an hour. Within a half hour of eating it I got a racing heart, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, extreme fatigue/tiredness, all of which lasted for about 2 hours. Then I fell asleep for 2.5 hours.

I have Aspergers which is an autism spectrum disorder, and I've read that a lot of people with autism spectrum disorders do better on the gluten/casein free diet. But was what I experienced typical for an allergic reaction to casein?

* Note: I have been eating gluten free for 4 months

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It might be a reaction to casien. Unless you consumed something that was a gluten risk in the less couple of days as some will have that sort of a reaction to gluten. What you may want to do is drop all dairy again and then in another month or so you could try dairy again with a different dairy item and see if the same thing happens again. If you do discover that you have an issue with dairy be careful on some non-dairy products as for some reason non-dairy stuff can still have casien in it. So do read labels.

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It might be a reaction to casien. Unless you consumed something that was a gluten risk in the less couple of days as some will have that sort of a reaction to gluten. What you may want to do is drop all dairy again and then in another month or so you could try dairy again with a different dairy item and see if the same thing happens again. If you do discover that you have an issue with dairy be careful on some non-dairy products as for some reason non-dairy stuff can still have casien in it. So do read labels.

I've been dairy free since last night. Today I am SUPER tired and I can't stop eating. Every hour I want to eat something. Sometimes after eating a meal I still want to eat more lol. I've done some research and read this extreme hunger can be a casein withdrawal symptom? Is that true?

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I've been dairy free since last night. Today I am SUPER tired and I can't stop eating. Every hour I want to eat something. Sometimes after eating a meal I still want to eat more lol. I've done some research and read this extreme hunger can be a casein withdrawal symptom? Is that true?

Yeah here's a thread where multiple people going gluten free speak of constant hunger -

Anyone known what causes this hunger?

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I am gluten and casein (a protein in milk/dairy) intolerant. When I get glutened, it can put me to sleep even if i am visiting someone and it is rude to fall asleep. Before I went gluten and casein free, I had developed anxiety, felt blue, was tired, and my heart would race. It seems to me that your symptoms could be tied to the cottage cheese though it could be because it is contaminated with gluten or it could be the casein or one of the other twenty some proteins or the lactose. I have also heard that going gluten free helps with autism spectrum disorders and other mental health diagnoses. your reaction seems typical for a reaction to gluten/casein. if you can have yeast daiya makes good mozerella and cheddar cheese. cashew agave nectar ice cream is amazing. almond milk is my favorite i never liked regular milk any way. there are a lot of dairy alternatives. if you find out casein is your issue be careful that the cheese alternatives do not have casein. i am still trying to figure out why they put it in.

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