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  1. The RDA is 2000 IU a day but you can in theory go up to 100, 000 IU a day without any ill effects. My doc and i discussed this at length. it just depends what the intent is. Vit D can be megadosed for therapeutic reasons or just to get...
  2. Well my food sensitivities have greatly diminished - probably do to healing my gut and taking digestive enzymes and HCL with all my meals. I use the charcoal when im in situations where i dont want to be bloated (i.e. date, social, etc...
  3. Hi- I just had followup tests and all my food sensitivities have diminished dramatically since going gluten-free and also taking digestive enzymes and intestinal health supplements. My thyroid panel looked ok and negative for Hasimoto's...
  4. Hi all- i went on a short term antibiotic (Rifaximin) regimen in November to try to help with possible bacterial overgrowth. I always seem to feel better when i am on antibiotics so figured there was a reason. The day after i finished...
  5. ya but still dont know if i have true celiac thats the prob- biopsy was neg and pillcam showed no villi damage
  6. sorry lisa- was just concerned about red blood anything showing up in my stool and was wondering if overgrowth of dysbiotic bacteria can cause this. my main problem is low levels of lactobacilli and bifido despite pumping myself full of...
  7. i just posted on my stool test and looks like they identified a few red blood cells in my stool via microscope. i do have a fissure so its possible the sample got contaminated with blood, but of course this has me concerned now. i do seem...
  8. Its been a year or so since my last stool test so i just had one and got the results today. not much has changed, still have dysbiotic bacteria..enterobacter clocae is the predominant one and also have alpha-hemolytic and beta strep which...
  9. Are the symptoms always diarrhea? i did a short course of rifaximin and have been bloated ever since despite heavy probiotic supplementation. can c.diff cause bloating and gas w/o diarrhea or is that unlikely? thanks
  10. Liquor and way too much. what do u think it could have done? right now i can be completely fine one day but the next day bloated and gassy then ok again the next day
  11. a few yrs ago i took rifaximin to treat bacterial overgrowth, i supplemented during & after with intensive probiotics and had very good results for a while after. my stools and bowel function normalized. so i tried a 2nd course a little...
  12. i have been taking it with meals when i eat out in case i accidentally ingest dairy & it helps with gas. i will be in paris for a week and eating out may pose a challenge and i wont be in a position to be too picky with food. would...
  13. I have been off gluten since 07 and at first was super strict and it made me absolutely paranoid and I hated life, so I decided to toss caution in the wind and go back to eating out and my life has been great again. I am still SUPER careful...
  14. im spending a week with a girl im seeing in Paris the week of xmas/new yrs - her and i love food and we always go to great places. thing is Paris may be tricky with the gluten issue. I managed to survive in Germany for 3 weeks and ate out...
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