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bulldog
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   Posted 1/6/2008 1:55 PM (GMT -7)   
i have been this way for over 3 weeks off and on i will feel nausea,weak nervous, for hours at a time and then feel like my self ok,so i called my nutritionist about this illness and she told me to take my acidophilus capsule on an empty stomach,twice a day. how long will this pill take before i feel like myself again. 

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   Posted 1/6/2008 2:08 PM (GMT -7)   
Welcome! Do you see a GI or are you just working w/ a nutritionist? Are you taking any other meds?
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bulldog
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   Posted 1/6/2008 2:19 PM (GMT -7)   
Yes i take toprol xl 50mg and ativan 3 times a day or as needed for my anxiety,i even took a stress test for the heart ok, all sugar cholesterol test where ok last week i do hav ulcer since 1978, i take prilocec, and careafate twice a day.

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   Posted 1/6/2008 2:54 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm surprised you were told to take the probiotic on an empty stomach. I guess you could try it, but I had read you need to eat something first so the stomach acid doesn't just kill the bacteria.
I used to use ginger for nausea. I would sip on a ginger ale in the afternoon, because that's when I felt nauseated. It seemed to help.
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bulldog
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   Posted 1/6/2008 3:02 PM (GMT -7)   
i am sorry i should of said 15 minutes before a eat i should take the acidolphilus. do you know how long before this kicks in so i can feel normal again? 

bulldog
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   Posted 1/6/2008 3:03 PM (GMT -7)   
i am sorry you did ask me in an earlier post about a gi dr. and yes feb 14 i will see one

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   Posted 1/6/2008 3:17 PM (GMT -7)   
I felt that way a couple of months ago and I turned out to be anemic. My GI ordered a blood test to test for thyroid, vitamin deficiencies, etc. ... they took three vials of blood to get all the tests done. My potassium was a little low as well. You may want to consider a blood test to rule anything out.

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   Posted 1/6/2008 3:57 PM (GMT -7)   
What can you do about anemia? Just take iron supplements? I have been told i have low iron.
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