Food intolerances

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Date Joined Mar 2008
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   Posted 3/18/2008 9:13 AM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone else tried elimination diets? I always feel awesome but it is so hard to stick with such a limited diet. I am too the point of utter frustration. I have not yet been to a GI doc, only my primary doctor. Would it be wise to refer myself on?
Also, does anyone else deal with leaky gut? Thanks for any input.

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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 3/18/2008 10:01 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi shibs and welcome to the HW :)
I have had to do the elimination diets but things got so bad in the end I had to pretty much elimiate everything all at once (not the most sensible idea) but it worked for me and now it's so much easier to determine what I'm intolerant to and what I'm not. It is very hard sticking to a bland diet but if it helps then it is worth it in the long run .. and you do get more used to it. I do know all too well the frustration you feel right now. But stick with it :)
Have you actually had any intolerance/allergy tests done yet?
Could your Primary doctor not refer you to a GI if you were to ask?

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   Posted 3/19/2008 3:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes I have food restriction or i get sick and vomit if i eat the wrong foods, I have gastropareisis, where your stomach empties very slow, it very hard to keep to your safe foods., very frustrating eyes
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