scd and cramps/D

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   Posted 8/7/2010 11:47 AM (GMT -6)   
I decided to go on the SCD diet. I didn't really have any symptoms but i was have D every once in a while and some of my legal foods were become bad for me. Anyways, I've been on the diet for about a week and I have more D now and cramping than i did when I wasn't on the diet. Does this mean I shouldn't continue the diet or is it normal?
Diagnosed with Crohns Oct. '07.  Have had 9 abcess/ fistula surgeries.  Colostomy 20 March 2009.
Current Meds:
Imuran 200 mg                            Omeprazole 20mg                     Vitamin D 2000 i.u.          Remicade 10mg x8wks
Synthroid 112mg                          Lexapro 20mg                           Tylenol  50mg
Birth Control                                 Calcium  500mg                         Morphine 40mg
Sucralfate 1gm x4                         Multi Vit                                     Cyclizine   50mg

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   Posted 8/7/2010 12:08 PM (GMT -6)   
I am not a pro on SCD, but I have heard when you first start the diet you can have some die-off symptoms. Maybe Spooky will be along soon and can advise more. Hugs!
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Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
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   Posted 8/7/2010 2:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Did you start the first 3-5 days with the introductory version of the diet? The link below takes you to the introductory version:
Are you eating anything now that you weren't eating before you started the diet?

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Date Joined Apr 2009
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   Posted 8/7/2010 4:21 PM (GMT -6)   
stay on it, wait at least a month before you analyze
Crohn's diagnosed 6/08
Organic SCD since 4/09
Remicade from 6/09 to 4/10
Low-dose naltrexone since 7/5/10
Boswellia + Natren's Healthy Trinity probiotic + Cinnamon + Wild Oregano Oil + vitamin D
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