It's been an extremely rough week and I'm feeling pretty horrible. A couple days ago the severe pain near my left abdomen got so severe I haven't been able to eat much. Finally went to GI doc and I have an endoscopy on Monday. He thinks it's either an ulcer or gastritis. I tested negative for H. Pylori.
This would explain why I have been sleeping so horribly the past two months, my skin has been breaking out, and I've been feeling feverish at night, waking up in pain. I didn't realize it could possibly be an ulcer.
My question is- can Lyme cause gastritis? OR- is it possible Candida could have caused it? Coincidentally, my tongue has been coated white the past two weeks and I have just recently been doing a strict Candida diet.
I think it all has to do w/ the amount of stomach acid and digestion. I believe I had low stomach acid to begin with and I was eating an extremely high protein diet which exacerbated the issue. That, coupled with stress may have caused this problem.
Now I don't know if I should take a break from my herbal protocol to try and fix my gut.
What do you guys think? Should I continue w/ the herbs or will that make things worse?
Would appreciate ANY advice on what to do.