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Hypothyroidism, food intolerance, abdominal pain, tiredness, dry skin, heavy mucus, low IgA, B12. Root cause?

I have hypothyroidism . I found out I have food intolerances to gluten , casein , and albumin since 2 years ago and have avoided those. I found out 3 months ago that I m also intolerant to pinneapple, mushroom, brewer s yeast , and almond . I now avoid those as well. I ve been feeling awful for the past 6 months at least. I have alternating diarrhea and extreme constipation. I have awful gas every single day as well. I have abdominal pains every day that feel like shooting spikes of pain every once in a while. The pain is worse after I eat. It hurts to press on my abdomen in the intestinal region. It also hurts bending over because it feels like my organs are getting crushed together. I m at a healthy weight and take a multivitamin and probiotic every day. I eat many vegetables every day such as broccoli. I hardly ever drink; I have maybe one alcoholic drink per month. I get extremely tired around about 3pm (I wake up around 7:30am). It feels like my heartbeat and breathing slow down and I get so tired that I ve fallen asleep sitting up. I ve also noticed that sometimes I ve been having a hard time sitting still in class. My leg starts shaking without me realizing it. I ve found that if I forget to eat food for a few hours I get extremely nauseous, dizzy, sweaty, and shaky. I have severely dry lips that get flaky and cracked if I don t put an ointment with lanolin on them several times a time. I also have an extreme amount of mucous that I cough up continually throughout the day. I had blood tests for thyroid levels and a comprehensive metabolic panel and a stool sample done. My thyroid levels are all in the normal range so my doctor doesn t think that s the problem. I have low vitamin B12 and my doctor thinks that s why my lips are so dry. I take a sublingual B12 now to help with that. We found from the stool test that I have low levels of bifidobacterium and lactobacillus even though I ve been taking a probiotic daily. My doctor just told me to switch my probiotic brand to see if that helps. My secretory IgA levels are very low. I m eating more meat now to see if that will help. I m wondering what potential health problems could be causing my symptoms. I know there s a lot of different autoimmune diseases.
Asked On : Sat, 15 Dec 2012
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your thyroid medicines and mismanaged vitamin levels and food allergies are causing the diseases
you may be allergic to common foods we take
get blood serum tests forspecific antibodies for milk wheat potato chana and withdraw them
get blood serum tests for calcium vitamin d b12 levels and take vitamins accordingly
if possible change to natural thyroid extract instead of indirect medicines working on thyroid

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