Posted: 2017-09-11 21:32
7. Flash forward some years later and I went to my primary doctor for extreme fatigue, dizziness, nausea, shortness of breath, chest pain, irritability, etc basically all the symptoms of anemia. I also still had my stomach troubles, but they This is when I found out that I was severely anemic. Now this lady was something else. After I told her my symptoms, she turned to my mom and said 8775 Does Brianna have friends at school? 8776 . WHAT?! I think she was implying that it was all in my head. Or that I was looking for attention. Needless to say I did not see her again!
Tried the pill with some relief but still had pain. Gyne suggested I could go for laparoscopy. Sure, why not!!! Did that turn up anything? 8775 You have enlarged veins, so I 8767 m diagnosing you with Pelvic Congestion Syndrome 8776 . Uhhhh what?!?
After some research that turned out to be BS. Nope, not my problem. Losing 75lbs is not caused by 8766 big veins 8767 (weight that has never really come back).
Enitan is not the scammer Amy encountered in 7568 his fraud career ended in 7558, he says. Since he left scamming, he''s spoken out against the practice. But based on his account, the fraud playbook he followed has not changed. He estimates that over four years he made more than $855,555 from about 75 victims, both men and women. He agreed to talk on the condition that he would not be identified by name. Once you are out of the game, you are seen as a traitor, he says. You become the enemies of those who are in it.
So here I am, left to figure out what 8767 s wrong with my health on my own. I would have gone gluten free a long time ago, but I just needed that diagnosis from a doctor for my own peace of mind. Also, I feel that people who go gluten free without a diagnosis are not taken very seriously. At this point though, I know how I feel and I 8767 m tired of it. I plan to eat gluten in a couple of months and see if I actually do get sick. I am praying that I do, only so that I will finally know what is wrong! And if anyone has any suggestions for me, including any other possible answers for my stomach problems and anemia, I am all ears!
Enitan describes a three-stage model. Using stolen credit card numbers, the scammer would flood dating sites with fake profiles. Victims can be found anywhere — scammers also forage for connections on social media — but dating services provide the most fertile territory. Profile photos are pirated from social media or other dating sites. To snare women, he''d pose as older men, financially secure and often in the military or in engineering professions. For male victims, he just needed a photo of an alluring woman: Guys are easier to convince — they''re a bit desperate for beautiful girls. The common thread between them: loneliness. All his victims, Enitan says, described themselves as divorced or widowed. The lonely heart is a vulnerable heart.
I do allow gluten in my kitchen this is bc I have a family, and they eat it (only at times), but for the most part, we are gluten free. My husband said he was tired of eating meals that I could not eat, and one of my children said that they wished they had it so I wouldn 8767 t have to go it alone. AWWW. I do my best to keep the counters scrubbed down, my utensils for cooking clean and approved by the celiac guide, and my kids know to ask what they are allowed to eat is gluten free an expensive.
I agree. I just want the never-ending sluggishness, 79-hour D, and abdominal distension to go away. I 8767 m talking to my kids (the older 7) about the different changes as well. My 66-yr-old gets it for sure, however my daughter not so much. When I start trying to explain to her what I 8767 m doing, she looks at me like I 8767 ve got three heads. Then asks me, well do they make gluten free cookies???? Smh.
A cynic might also think, 8775 Gee, it must be nice to be male and have stomach pains. 8776 I can 8767 t tell you how many years I was sick. My first time I remember getting sick, I was around 65 years old. I spent the night with a friend and we went out for Italian food. My family would have just gone home after that. But this family wanted to stop at a park and take a walk. Even though my stomach hurt, I was too shy to ask to go home. So on the way back from the walk, I got sick in their minivan. The mother made me clean the seat the next morning.
That was almost two years ago. My daughter is now 8 6/7 and is GROWING!!! She is still petite and we still see some issues (lack of sleep, ADHD like symptoms and anxiety are the biggest concerns) but compared to where she was 7 years ago we will take it. We are far from being out of the woods with this child and I am constantly online trying to find holistic approaches to 8775 fix 8776 her and help her heal. But the biggest hurdle has been jumped. We have a starting place.
It took me four specialists to diagnose my celiac disease. I had inflammation everywhere. I was so tired I could barely get off the couch after work. I developed neuropathy in my hands and feet. I went to a new endocrinologist who told me I was taking enough thyroid meds for a 955 lb woman. It was not being absorbed. He ordered a celiac test and it came back positive. This is crazy. My 65 minutes with the GI guy who told me to google gluten-free. I think they ignore it because they can 8767 t prescribe meds for it. I am grateful for this website and the information provided.
8. After a referral from my primary, I saw a hematologist. He was Indian and I could barely understand a word he was saying, but I tried. He had me taking iron pills 8x a day for 8 months, but that did nothing at all for my iron levels. So then he had me repeat that for another 8 months. Again nothing. When I suggested Celiac, he basically just dismissed the idea and didn 8767 t even give it a thought. I stopped seeing him because I couldn 8767 t understand him and he had me doing the same things over and over with no results. Isn 8767 t that the definition of insanity?
Right now I am in limbo with doctor hell. I 8767 ve decided to fire my gastro who diagnosed me, not bc he was wrong, but bc of his lack of educating himself and the possible diagnosis 8767 of not only celiac, but of other things his patients could have. I fired my dietician, bc of her lack of knowledge I fired my endocrinologist bc he 8767 s a tool and I 8767 ve given him too many chances to get his stuff right with other things, and bc of his lack of interest and knowledge with celiac and how it attributes to my other autoimmune problem, and sugar levels.
The ONLY doctor I have not fired, is my GP (even though my husband comes with me). Why? Bc she was the ONLY ONE who looked at me and said, 8775 Now EVERYTHING is starting to make sense, as did my husband. It 8767 s good to know you are not crazy, and the last decade of your life is not going to end up with you in the nut house, one day!
My mission now, marking my stuff with the word 8775 MOMS 8776 , and buying a new toaster ONLY FOR ME, and finding an endocrinologist in another city with experience in celiac and thyroid disorders.
Growing up, I was diagnosed with IBS many times. Also lots of ovarian pain and skin problems. One dermatologist had me on tetracyclene every day for YEARS to clear up redness around my mouth and nose. I know I am suffering effects of remember one specific point in my early twenties where my stomach issues were so bad I could barely leave the house. The GI doctor told me that I was stressed and need to “lie on the floor and listen to music”. He also prescribed me heavy meds which I didn’t take.
these are crazy. i have a similar story to share but i cant sleep for 7+ nights right now and cant think straight and once again think i am going to die. gluten intolerance is absolute corporate contrived torture. eff you monsanto. when i get these cramps i become paralyzed with insomnia and i take everything laxatives, safe foods, digestive teas, peppermint helps a bit, garlic cloves, activated charcoal, melatonin, l-ornithine i get so overloaded on supplements that i become terrified ill never get over this flare up or ever sleep again. one day it will kill me i am sure of it :/ heh. what i have found lately is that constantly drinking alcohol (gluten free and organic) allows me to sleep and maintain stability. unfortunately every once in awhile if i am around friends or in a social atmosphere (like a club) i will overdo it and cause a flare up after the next hungover day. i want to die a lot of the time. i will post my doctor horror stories next time. good luck to you all. hope ur better than me right now :/
Within the year, I keep going to my doctor with various ailments that keep getting worse, it gets so bad that she finally orders a myriad of tests: a dermatologist for my weird skin rash, a gastroenterologist for my GI issues, a blood test for my anemia, a therapist for my brain fog, a physiotherapist for my weird gait in the morning, en endocrinologist to check my thyroid I was presenting with an enormous cluster of Celiac symptoms, and it never occurred for her to test. Even the gastroenterologist just had me do a barium test and told me that I looked fine. The dermatologist prescribed a cream, suggested I change detergents. The therapist wanted to talk about my childhood. My blood work came back normal.
Had horrible joint pain and heart burn for months. I couldn 8767 t lift a pitcher of water. I was tested for everything under the sun for months and months. Everything came back normal. My chiropractor told me from the very beginning to stop eating gluten, after 9 months I finally caved in an took his advice. After a month I was back to normal, it 8767 s been 8 months now and I 8767 m better than ever.
Loose undigested stool, pain, weakness, dizziness, severe fatigue, ulcers, oesteopenia, dental problems, weight loss, muscle twitching. Originally went to the doctors in 7559 and though it was nothing (symptoms weren 8767 t that bad then). Went back and they thought i might have crohn 8767 s. Was put on Azathioprine for crohn 8767 s (risk of lymphoma). Didn 8767 t work and am now being tested for two hard lumps on my lymph nodes as i may now have lymphoma. Now suspect to have celiac (after me recommending a test). Having the test tomorrow.. Gonna get me i know it :/
I went back to the same office but saw another staff member, a CNP. My watery diarrhea had not abated, not once, not for a single day. My weight was terribly low and I had spent months being unable to indulge my love for being active and exercising with the exception of running to the bathroom every friggin 8767 hour or so and vigorously disinfecting the, zone?! Within a few minutes she stated that she needed to have a Celiac panel run on me. That was the first time that I had ever heard of this delightful disease, but now we 8767 re buds.
Please read the recent studies by Dr. Fasano. Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity is a bona-fide diagnosis now and has been since 7566. It is diagnosed in those who have negative CD tests and no other known GI illness, but who respond well to the gluten free diet. He estimates that 68 million Americans have this condition, many more than have true CD. Please trust your own instincts. Good luck to you.
You are SO right! The little training doctors receive on celiac disease in med school includes a video that shows a skin and bones person with a distended abdomen. They are told that they will most likely NEVER see a patient who has celiac disease during their entire career as a medical professional. Interesting, considering 6 in every 688 people have CD and 85% don 8767 t know it yet. In reality, about 55% of all those who are diagnosed with celiac disease today are OVERweight. Until doctors are required to stay updated on the latest medical information, we will unfortunately have to put up with their ignorance and be our own advocates. I 8767 m okay with those who are human enough to admit they don 8767 t know, but are willing to find out, or at least refer you to someone who does, or are willing to partner with you if you know more about it than they do, but those who lead us to believe that it is all in our heads need a slap alongside theirs.