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Well went on low carb becaus I was told its good for thyroid function. 2 weeks in and I felt really good. Energetic, not as foggy. Went off this past weekend and back to my stomach burning and bloating, chest pain, feel like I can sleep all day, mood swings. What gives? Anyone else have this bull$&%@ happen. I had a celiac blood test and the only thing that was questionable was my Giladin/Gluten IgG which was only slightly elevated @11. TSH was still elevated when I had my thyroid labs this past time. Not much but was at 3.84. Upped my levo to .175 mcg. What do you guys think. Should I order the enterolabs test or is it going to be a waste of my money if the blood results only showed that one thing.

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Carbs affect blood sugar. I used low-carb to manage diabetes. When I was LC, I got completely non-diabetic numbers but off LC I need insulin.

If you are checking into things you might want to check up on your blood sugar. Any test that reflects just 1 point in time is not sufficient. You also should be tested while you are eating carbs and not on LC for the reasons I gave example to above, being LC would not give an accurate representation of how your body deals with carbs, which is what you need to know. If you do get testing to the doc so they will know if they need to make adjustments in timing/interpretation etc.

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Carbs affect blood sugar. I used low-carb to manage diabetes. When I was LC, I got completely non-diabetic numbers but off LC I need insulin.

If you are checking into things you might want to check up on your blood sugar. Any test that reflects just 1 point in time is not sufficient. You also should be tested while you are eating carbs and not on LC for the reasons I gave example to above, being LC would not give an accurate representation of how your body deals with carbs, which is what you need to know. If you do get testing to the doc so they will know if they need to make adjustments in timing/interpretation etc.

I've had my blood sugar done multiple times. Highest its been fasting was like 105. Other than that it ranges from 72-90. I test it after I eat a lot with my dad's monitor and the highest spike i've seen after a meal was like 118. So my doc and myself aren't to worried about that. I know sometimes people with thyroid disease have a hard time with gluten. So i'm figuring that may be the issue. Just want to be sure.

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Only other thing that makes me think its food is that when I'm do the low carb diet it takes a few days to feel up to par. When I add Gluten back into the diet, the effects take about 3 days to actually be noticed, which also makes me think its not blood sugar as that would be noticeable within a few hours.

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Only other thing that makes me think its food is that when I'm do the low carb diet it takes a few days to feel up to par. When I add Gluten back into the diet, the effects take about 3 days to actually be noticed, which also makes me think its not blood sugar as that would be noticeable within a few hours.

3 days is the time it takes me to show a full reaction to gluten. You may be right that gluten may be the issue not carbs in general.

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Only other thing that makes me think its food is that when I'm do the low carb diet it takes a few days to feel up to par. When I add Gluten back into the diet, the effects take about 3 days to actually be noticed, which also makes me think its not blood sugar as that would be noticeable within a few hours.

I always think Enterolab is a waste of money. :lol: What happens if you add back rice and/or potatoes rather than gluten?

Blood sugar effects are fast but isn't insulin stability part of what is supposed to be anti-inflammatory on a low-carb diet?

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I have thyroid disease. Hashimoto's and Celiac.

Low Carb felt way better but Paleo feels great.

Hard to do yes that is for sure.

I kept the Dove chocolate and eat a piece or two a day. That's still Paleo right? Cacao is a vegetable right? :)

But otherwise my healing rapidly happened when I got rid of the carbs and starches.

Haven't tested my thyroid levels yet, but I'm so curious as to what it has done for them.

Do the test on rice and potato's like Skylark suggested.

Paleo is hard, but perfect for Celiacs or Gluten intolerants for that matter.

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