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  1. knitty kitty

    Breaking Teeth

    I heard you should put broken teeth in whole milk and then in the fridge. I cracked off a corner of my back molar recently. It doesn't show, but I can empathize. A celiac relative cracked off both of her front teeth. My Asperger...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    Plumbago, I was reading some articles on Eosinophilic esophagitis and ran across this article. It talks about EOE in pediatric patients having sleep disordered breathing... https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=eosinophilic...
  3. Have you been checked for Eosinophilic esophagus? Eosinophils are a type of white blood cells that infiltrate and cause inflammation. They can infiltrate the throat and cause inflammation there. Eosinophilic esophagus happens with Celiac...
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    Nightly Purge

    Ennis, I'm really sorry to hear you're still struggling with this. I did some research. What I found was the usual recommendation for enzymes, which you're already doing. Must admit I was stumped, so I kept researching and...
  5. Hi, Anna! Wheat containing products are required to be fortified with vitamins and minerals. Cutting wheat containing products out of your diet may result in an inadequate intake of nutrients your body needs, especially the B vitamins...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    Plumbago, This article I referenced above https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3897598/#!po=40.2857 also has guidelines for treating insufficiency or deficiency. It also discusses toxicity which is rare. (One would...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    This article Cycling Lady posted states https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminD-HealthProfessional/ "Perhaps surprisingly, geographic latitude does not consistently predict average serum 25(OH)D levels in a population. Ample...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    Plumbago, The only thing that changed was my Vitamin D levels. My Vitamin D levels improved through supplementation before the weight loss. My old doctor only tested my Vitamin D levels because my insurance would cover it. And probably...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    I HAD sleep apnea. I don't have problems with it anymore as long as my vitamin D is in the eighties at least. When I first had problems with sleep apnea, my vitamin D was very low. My old doctor prescribed synthetic Vitamin D 2 (big...
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    Diagnosed with sleep apnea

    Plumbago, Found some stuff for you.... Easy stuff... https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/sleep-apnea-increases-type-2-diabetes-risk/ https://www.vitamindcouncil.org/vitamin-d-status-linked-with-severity-of-obstructive...
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    Nutrition: Vegan, celiac, FODMAP meal plan

    Hi! I follow the Autoimmune Protocol diet which helps intestinal healing better than the fodmap diet. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5647120/ Keep an open mind. Be open to growth.... https://www.phoenixhelix...
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    10 months later

    My advice is to go ahead and have the endoscopy without doing a gluten challenge. Sure, you've started healing, but as we age, some of us can take longer to heal completely. Sometimes as long as eighteen months to two years. At...
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    Hello! I've found that passion flower extract helps me sleep, especially after being glutened because it is also an anti-inflammatory. It helps one relax and get good deep restorative sleep. Bright-eyed and bushy tailed the next morning! ...
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    not enough sleep

    Hello! Have you been tested for diabetes? Has your doctor tested your blood glucose level at your appointments? Getting sleepy after meals til you feel like you're fainting and being fatigued all day may be signs that your blood...
  15. Hi! Welcome to the forum! Found some scientific research that says some grey hair is caused by low ferritin (iron), vitamin B12, folate, and copper. Deficiencies of other vitamins and minerals might play a part, too. https:/...