New topic of the day for me: Soy!!!

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jeanneac
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   Posted 7/19/2010 11:23 AM (GMT -7)   
So, does anyone have a worsening of their symptoms, (fatigue and pain) when they eat or drink soy products? I have read that people with lupus and AI dz. may have problems with soy. I've been drinking several glasses of soy milk a day for quite some time and now I am wondering if it is what caused this whole thing with the joint pain for me...I quit this weekend and today I feel fine. It could be a coincidence but I guess as time goes on, I will find out.
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nasalady
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   Posted 7/19/2010 12:42 PM (GMT -7)   
I try to avoid soy products anyway because I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis and soy is bad for your thyroid. I also have celiac disease, and there are LOTS of celiacs that have to avoid soy and dairy as well as gluten...it seems like when you have one food sensitivity it's easy to develop more of them.

It doesn't really surprise me to hear that soy can cause flareups in people with various AI diseases, including lupus.

Here is a quote from the following website (www.johnberardi.com/updates/sep272002/na_autoimmune.htm):

"While I do encourage the use of protein supplements, I am not advocate of soy protein with autoimmune disease - for men or women. Since there is evidence that a high estrogen to androgen ratio may mediate autoimmune activity (more specifically RA), I avoid soy products and the phytoestrogens they contain "

Thanks for bringing this topic up!
JoAnn
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Chaul22
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   Posted 7/19/2010 1:27 PM (GMT -7)   
I don't personally have anything to do with this, but a friend of mine does. She liked especially soy sauce, but I don't think she had any flares because of that specifically.. It's interesting because we did discuss about this topic online too, and I had just read something about soy and high estrogen levels. However, it seems that she has had it rough anyhow - haven't heard from her for a long time.

FW
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   Posted 7/19/2010 6:47 PM (GMT -7)   
I avoid all soy products as they make me very sick and that guarantees a flare!
Take care, Fran

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gramma t
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   Posted 7/20/2010 11:22 AM (GMT -7)   
Soy bothers me also.I have been tire more lately.
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