Brief introduction, fighting mystery illness for the past 7 years, Grain free since May 2011, sugar free since February 2012. Still am reacting to eggs, beef, and even chicken. Pretty much all cruciferious vegetables give me problems, either through constipation, brain fog, or fatigue. Brussel Sprouts and cabbage cause fatigue, Cauliflower causes constipation, and Broccoli is the biggest offender, causing all three. I also have similar reactions to avacado as well, I'm starting to run out of things to eat. I also have trouble with olive and coconut oil.
Before I restricted my diet my list of health issues was a mile long, and many have been resolved, however still have brain fog and chronic fatigue. Have had multiple tests performed, including some that showed that I had antibodies against my brain, thyroid, and stomach. Unfortunately, I have to eat, but everything I seem to touch ends up in some type of reaction. Even bone broth had gotten to the point where I would react within about 10 to 15 minutes of consuming it, generally causing me fatigue and terrible brain fog. I can go into much greater detail if need be.
I am currently taking antifungals to fight candida, Anyone have some words of advice?
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on February 26, 2015
at 11:06 PM
I do have some adivice:
1. Try the following: peal and cut zucchini. Boil the heck out of it, puree in blender with boiled water. Eat as soup. I add a little bit of olive oil, you don't have to. Try the same with pumpkin, carrot, even onions. Eat what agrees with you.
2. Try supplementing b-vitamins, magnesium water (donat MG). Supplementing biotin really help me, I get it from pure encapsulations.
3. Try (with care) some sauerkraut juice (Bubbies). One piece of sauerkraut at a time.
Let me know how it goes! Good luck!
on November 09, 2014
at 11:29 PM
Do digestive enzymes help you at all? Do you tolerate kale or chard?
You might check into sulfur (MTHFR pathway stuff) and low sulfur foods, also salicylates and perhaps histamine.
http://brainhealthbook.com/datis-kharrazian/ is worth a look, because of the brain fog. He has a lot to say about digestion too.
Some of the issues could relate to the candida that you are already tackling. In general, I tihnk you could try to include as many anti-histaminic spices in your diet as possible. I am not sure you are describing a histamine problem, per se, but these spices are anti-inflammatory and will help over all. http://alisonvickery.com.au/21-anti-histamine-foods-that-fight-inflammation-and-stabilise-mast-cells/
on November 04, 2014
at 04:45 PM
Age/Weight/Height/Gender/Legitimate Conditions (Diabetes, Heart Disease, etc.)/Diet
A little more data would help in giving advice. At the moment it sounds like you have nonspecific symptoms whose cause can't really be determined. There is no link between the foods you pointed out and the symptoms you describe, so it could be that you have a specific medical condition or that it's all in your head; either way there's not enough info to determine which one.