- June 21, 2018 at 3:20 am #175996
My syptoms : increased hair loss, dandruff on the scalp and face, white tongue, restless legs.
I was wondering if you could advise.Im experiencing dull pain under my right ribs when i start the diet… this is my second attempt to follow the diet.
First time around i followed the diet for nearly 3 weeks until I started feeling the same pain as I am feeling now, during the first attempt my digestion had really slowed down and the coulour of my stools turned pale so I straiht away suspeced gallstones and got tested late on.So I had an ultrasound of my abdomen done but it didnt reveal anything.
The pain, stool colour normalized only when i started eating the way I always have : bread,cereals etc
I am the moment under my dr’s supervision, I had really expensive tests done for leaky gut, candida, witamin & mineral defficiens etc but still have to eait for the results around 2-3 weeks and my dr is telling my to not experiment until we see the results ..
I get that.. but when i eat normally my hair loss resumes and the dandfruf is back again,, it only stops on the strict diet..
Has anyone had symtoms simillar to mine?
I have probably lost 30% of my hair, i have visisted so many dermatologists and gps that ive lost the counct and they have all told me the same thing that my hair loss is heredtiary.
I was very close to resigning myself to all this.. but then my dr diagnosed malassezia yeast on my scalp and told me to cut down on sugar etc. This is when i started reading about candida
As mentioned earlier I went on the diet and my hairlosss and other sympyoms stoped alltogether ..
So at the moment im following the diet but im in a bit of pain.I will probably start eating some buckwheat and flax seed just to see if that helpsJune 25, 2018 at 4:50 am #176018
Noone ?:(June 26, 2018 at 4:52 am #176029
Could someone advise me please what carbohydrates products are the least harmful for me to start eating ?
As mentioned in the previous post I get really bad when I start eating only veggies, chicken. I cant even eat eggs and coconut as I get heartburn, indo gestion straight away after eating some.
But the worst is this pain under left ribs which subisides as soon as I start feeding that damn yeast -,-
I am now eating oat bran with some flax seed, chia seed and stevia just for breakfast and it seems to be helping a little ! But at the same time i feel that its not helping me cure the infectionJune 26, 2018 at 8:49 am #176032
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i am not sure about carbs either, but having been on the strict diet for a month, i will have to start adding them soon… will let you know when i have decided which ones to start with…June 26, 2018 at 6:48 pm #176036
You are eating something that your tummy does not agree with.
Have you ever seen someone get into a car accident and be bed ridden for so long that they have to relearn how to walk.
Well when we eat sh*t our microbiome is composed of sh*tty microbes, then the next day we decide to go vegan.
What’s happens is that the body either never had or slows down the production of certain enzymes that break down certain foods that we don’t eat normally or even often.
I had the runs for days when I decided to go paleo from eating chicken parm and Mac cheese. Until my chiropractor said I’m gonna kill my gut that way.
One has to slowly introduce these new foods starting with cooked and nothing raw even salads have to be kept to a minimum of 1 per day or 1 cold meal per.
The reason being that with leaky gut, having Candida, plus slow motility, methylation problems, add to that now these foods that our gut can’t breakdown because of the lack of enzymes.
I think you get it by now right?
So go get yourself some digestive enzymes start with enzymedicas basic digest or whatever you can afford you can take 1-2 with or 15 minutes before the meal. These are harmless to try they can only help or not.
But do try cooked foods if your not doing so already.
If that is no help you may need to look into food intolerances. When my gut was super leaky I couldn’t even have berries or avocado. But if I had a slice of American cheese I was fine.
Don’t panic because stress turns off the digestive system to keep you in fight or flight mode. You will need to start practicing some calming techniques to get you out of the sympathetic nervous system and turn on the parasympathetic. Nothing you try will help unless you get a grip on your environmental, physical and emotional stresses.
Watch Dr Eric Baker and Dr John Bergman for a broader spectrum of what your going through.June 27, 2018 at 2:11 am #176039
Thank you very much for your reply, really appreciate it. I will try adjusting my diet according to your advice.I have been eating a lot of raw salads and it has imapaired my digestion so what you are saying makes sens. I will try to steam all my veggies from now on. I’ve found oat barn and flax seed to help a little with the pain but rest of the symptoms remain the same, ive done some research and I think that due to going so low on carbs and fibre all of a sudden I’ve developed steatorrhea.I know I have to fix this but I also now that in this state my hairloss practically stops all together, I still have a little dandruff on my beard and scalp but that’s nothing comparing to what happens to my hair/body when I start eating bad stuff.. my hair loss accelaretes by 1000% and i can literally scrapp dandruff of my scalp..you really would have to see it to belive me.. . I will look into digestive enzymes as well but I am just a little affraid to start taking anything without supervision and my Doc tells me to wait for the results which will be out in the next 2 weeks. I forgot to mention this but just to give you a little insight into my situation, i was taking acid supressing meds for a few months due to diagnosed reflux and 2 years ago antibiotics for 2 weeks due to achilles surgery and that’s how it all started, i thought it was just hairloss and thats what all the doctors i have visited told me and made me to believe but no i know that theres more to it, i really believe I can fix my body.. and reading all your posts is really motivating and it gives me a lot of hopeJune 27, 2018 at 2:16 am #176040
Btw does anyone know a good Dr in the Uk ?? .My dr specialises in prevention medicine, I think he knows a lot cause he advised me to get tested for candida, leaky gut etc. Hes diagnosed me with dysbiosa – compromised gut flora but hes put me off a little by saying that I should eat normally and dont change anything in my diet until we get the results which I cant do cause i just cant look at my hair falling out anymore…I anyone knows a good pracitioner in the Uk please le me know.Have a good dayJune 27, 2018 at 9:48 am #176043
Ok you do whatever your body tells you always trust that voice. As for the steatorrea, people rarely get this condition. Understand that this website is mainly not dedicated to what western medicine defines as an illness. What is that condition it is the severe case of the inability to metabolize fats. That includes your vitamins A,D,K etc. If your having steatorrea trust you we be super low on these. If you see a bit oil looking stuff in the water and your poop is orange semi solid soft diarrhea your fine. Just when you start eating healthier fats once again you need to retrain or train your body to absorb this.
I am a firm believe in my body being a fighter for its life force. I don’t and never though I had a condition unless it directly applied by textbook definition. Such as die off, steatorrea, dementia, IBS, etc…
Some people don’t feel well and need to define it, even if it doesn’t complete apply to their condition.
The only thing I can appreciate from the conventional medicine world is that clear cut line between terms.
On the other hand I hate that they don’t listen to the body before it gets there.
Your having malabsorption issues which is typical with Candida, also you must be aware unless your systemic your still test will not really show up positive especially if you have the colonies living outside the gut. I hope your doctor did a antibodies checked.
I have been through hell and back with this and you can do it. I literally felt the life force run out of my body and I genuinely thought I had cancer or something my hair was breaking off like crazy stuff.
I woke up one day and I said do I want to live or die. I change my whole lifestyle in 1 day, the will to live and fight took over me.
I fired my doctor and went to a naturopath, she gave me free range as long as it made sense. She listened to my body well. That helped so much. I had a lot of pre-conditions from this what stood out was the insulin resistances.
You can do this!!!! You where born to survive!June 27, 2018 at 1:36 pm #176047
Thanks again for your reply Nia.Yes, I believe that we are also tesing for antibodies, the tests are very comprehensive and expensive, I’ve paid nearly 700£ for them.. so desperate I am 🙁 and the samples went to a laboratory in belgium that’s why the awaiting time is so long.The only concern I have is that I gave only one sample and as you said sometimes one sample might not be enough to determine if someone has Candida ..but we will see.
I know where you are coming from but I really dont know how to explain the fact that my digestive system plays up only when I try to follow the diet, I understand that eating veggies etc probably is one of the factors but I ate vegetables when I wasnt on the diet and everything was fine..
Its only when on the diet everything just goes crazy but my hairloss stops
or subsides greatly and I find my self trapped bettween thinking about ditching the diet, going more easy or carrying on feeling the pain and dealing with digestive roallcoaster 🙁
Why I think its steatorrea is because my stools are runny and lack bile they are just like clay
.. apologies that you have to imagine that
You must have been through a lot… I am really happy for you and that you are on the right path to curing yourselfJune 27, 2018 at 1:59 pm #176048
I only tested positive for antibodies, stool cane back negative.
I ate veggies before as well, but when I learned how certain veggies have certain compounds that when you consume them with a compromised gut, although healthy are disastrous. For me polyols and sulfures where a hassle to digest. I would get brain fog, headaches, nasal facial pain.
I think your overthinking this start with an elimination diet. And go from there find your top 10 foods that are safe and after a week add a new one in give it three days and see how you feel. Track it on your phone paper whatever. It’s the only way to take the guesswork out of the diet.
After I lost 40lbs from ramped diarrhea my doctor though I had steatorrea and I did not. It was orange clay like with a bit of oil in the water. (I am mature bathroom talk doesn’t gross me out it’s part of life)
There is something your eating that clearly your body does not like. I suggest an elimination diet is appropriate.
Well yea I been through a lot because I wanted to pretend I was ok, and made a lot of mistakes that stressed me out immensely. I haven’t had a flare in a while I can’t remember. I know once I got my whole lifestyle under control my healing hit fast forward for me.
I don’t believe in cures when it comes to Candida, sibo, etc. These are microbes essential to our life cycle. It’s about getting a problem under control. And then practicing a balanced coexistence with your body and life.
After all you own it it’s yours so what you to do to your body today will have a consequence later. By all means don’t live in fear.
But leaky gut is one of the conditions that are Omni present in all illnesses.
Once you address your lifestyle, diet, sealing and healing the gut, then clean up. You’ll see results.
Keep it simple.June 28, 2018 at 12:45 am #176056
How did you find out that you cant tolerate polyols and sulfures ?
The problem with my situation is that the only thing that helps is increasing carbs intake a little. When I cut carbs off alltogether after a few days I fell pain where gallblader, liver etc are and my body seems to stop producing bile as my stools turn pale
Now Im eating oat bran for breakfast and the pain is gone but i still have loose stools and lessened sympotms but theyre still there…
I will try bringing up elmination diet Idea with my doctor
Thank you very much for your advise ill try stop stressing out so much and find a way to relax a little..June 28, 2018 at 9:52 am #176059
Well I’d have a reaction rhinitis, dizziness, itchiness, headaches sometimes gastro issues if it’s something I know not to have. It was the worst feeling ever. I had to eliminate broccoli for a while and then bring it back.
Ok so the carbs you speak of are simple carbs, when the body is not accustomed to getting its energy from fats or complex carbs you will have some issues.
Believe me when I went Keto my body gave me hell. I was such a carb junkie. So like I said before start slow and eliminate slowly.
This is why people derail themselves often because dieting should be introduced appropriately. Many people with a Candida have many intolerenaces due to leaky gut and lack of enzymes to break down foods.
So they often think it’s the food and it’s not, if you have a leaky gut and you have undigested foods crossing into the blood stream your bound to have issue. They also build up. You may think the carbs are helping you but they are not.
All nuts, seeds, legumes and grains contain a compound called phytic acid. Which wreak havoc in the body causing inflammation which is why this very website has taken many nuts off there lists.
So when you have gluten did you know it take almost 2 months for it clear from your system? Hair loss is not normal it is often due to a hormonal imbalance mainly the thyroid. A week into treatment my hair stopped breaking off and falling off, I felt very different. My thyroid started doing its job again.
Everything your going through I have been through twice first time I had no idea what I was doing, I learned a lot. Then I derailed, picked myself up and went for the gold, literally in a week I had a peak into normalcy and stayed there more often than not, a flare up once a month and it wasn’t even bad it was a headache after having too much of the wrong thing.
Now I have been symptom free for a while I am still treating myself and on my diet. Sometimes I indulge but I worked so hard to get here I often don’t.
Believes me you will find your way.June 29, 2018 at 1:35 am #176063
Thank you! I will try to take more reasonable approach now and cut down on carbs gradually…
I have not had broccoli in 2 days now and my digestion seems to be stabilaizing a little but the clay colour stools are still present..
Nia dont know if Im asking for too much but what diet did you follow at the very beggining that worked for you ?.If even broccoli seems to be too much for me I’m running out of ideas now as it has been one of the main ingredients in my diet 🙁
As you advised I will steam all my vegies now and maybe have chicken and salmon twice or 3 times a week as Ive read here that too much of these can be detrimental
I was thinking about buying l glutamine for the leaky gut do you reckon its a good idea ?
Also i will look into digestive enzymes and purchase some. I have read on this forum that digestive bitters do wonders have you ever used them?
Also what do you think about ox bile maybe this might help me a little as well
I asked my doctor about my results bit they’re not out yet :(( and then I told him that I didnt listen to his advice and I cut down on carbs and thr pain under the ribs came back to me .. he didnt message me back 🙁
Thank you for advising me Nia i hope that your progress continous and that you will never have to worry about candida, leaky gut etc everJune 29, 2018 at 8:22 pm #176080
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Have you been checked for hep c pain under your ribs left and right side also the pale stools.
It’s very common trust me I know.
Right side is your liver and left your spleen.
Your spleen is directly involved with candida when it’s under fire.
I had all these problems and I was a heavy drinker that took antacids and ppi’s.June 29, 2018 at 8:24 pm #176081
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Also maybe you can work your way up to a liver cleanse and flush that gallbladder of yours.
Start at the colon cleanse first get that diet right and smash that candida !!
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