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cahill last won the day on February 26 2014

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  1. update; I have seen my PC and I have decided to start taking the once a week fosamax.
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    New And Saying "hi"

    Hi , welcome to the forums.
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    Bizarre Brain Symptoms?

    Gluten can affect the brain ,,, gluten ataxia I also have neurological symptoms when ingesting soy DH ( Dermatitis Herpetiformis) is a skin rash that only celiacs get. Welcome to the forums
  4. My ( very limited ) understanding of this makes me wonder if the damage at T11 and T 12 is from the osteoporosis and the damage from L2 through S1 is from the osteoarthritis,, This is a conversation I will have with my PC .Something tells...
  5. I have not seen my PC yet ,, I see him the middle of March. My ortho read the report said the disc herniation is mild and not currently needing surgery . and asked if I would go to see a back surgeon about the herniated dics ( for a...
  6. I am in the US Any doctor can order the test ,,, but chances are a GP is not going to ,nor will they know the correct test to order. TG AB & TPO AB are the testing for thyroid autoantibodies that my endocrinologist did when she...
  7. I got a copy of the MRI report in the mail today While the DEXA scan results are not that bad , my MRI report is BAD. I need to decide which of the osteoporosis meds I am willing to take.
  8. Most medications use corn/corn starch . To totally eliminate corn is nearly imposable but doable if you are extremely strict .When I eliminated corn I did not eliminate my medications and was lucky enough that I did not have to . Bartfull...
  9. I finally got my DEXA scan results AP spine L1-L4 -2.1 dual femur neck left -2.6 dual femur neck right -2.0 dual femur total left -2.0 dual femur total right -1.4 dual femur total mean -1.7 not to bad at all not bad...
  10. to answer your original question ,, yes you can go from hypo to hyper . I have hashmotos and I bounce around . My endo thinks I may be going into graves ,, always something I would question the xamthum gum
  11. My ( limited ) understanding of lichen sclerosus is autoimmune with a possible connection to thyroid disease where as Dermatitis Herpetiformis ( DH) is an autoimmune disease associated with celiac disease . It would be possible to...
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    Dh Testing

    antibodies can stay active under the skin for up to 2 years after going gluten free , this is why the slightest bit of cross contamination can cause a flair in DH. The trickiest part of getting a diagnosis by skin biopsy is finding a dermatologist...
  13. good article , 2 years ago my FRAX was ok( I was not at risk for a fracture ) it will be interesting to see what my FRAX score is now .
  14. gilligan, I have been told basically the same thing ,, I honestly dont know what I am going to do . I am considering the daily dose instead of the 6 month shot. If I react to something I would rather it was out of my body in a day...
  15. I have Hashimotos .I have been on thryoid meds for about the last 20 + years. I have been on name brand Synthroid since 2002 with no problems .I cannot take the generic ( I bounce around like a rubber ball ) it has to be name brand