Also, I recently read that Morton's Salt has gluten in it too.:
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4/10/06 at 3:43am
|He's on a constitutional remedy: Sulfur. It's doing less than nothing after almost 2 weeks. I'm just so flippin' irritated about all this right now!|
|The dark circles are a sign of allergy-but more specifically (from what I've read) a sign of mineral deficiencies due to lack of absorption. So they tend to go hand in hand. The blue across the bridge of the nose according to chinese medicine is a kindey thing.|
Originally Posted by Pattyla
7 weeks. Where has the time gone. We are finally tolerating some raw foods. but I am going really, really slowly with them. No sense in messing up a good thing. Or not so good thing. The enormity of this is hitting me right now. I'm frustrated. After great progress with dd's sleep, nothing lately. I keep having to remind myself that
1. it was worse 2 months ago
2. she is cutting her molars and all bets are off untill they come in.
Oh and dd was sick on friday night. Our first opportunity to experience vomiting. It was loads of fun. I discovered that nothing from her supper eaten hours before was digested (blueberries, meat, watermellon, not sure what else). When it kept going on and on I called my Dr. I wasn't sure when it is a concern. He finally called back 3 hours later! In the meantime I found a remedies book and gave her homepathic ipecac. It seemed to work on the 2nd dose (either that or she was done). In any case no more vomit. She still seems off but it is hard to say if it is sickness or being completely messed up in the sleep department because the happened late friday night and we didn't get to bed untill after midnight.
Anyhow. Tell me about Kiefer. I know that it isn't fanatical adherance but I'm more concerned with getting better than I am with being a fanatic. Our big issue is yeast.
And what about coloidal silver? I need something other than the gse. I can get it down but I'll never get more than a drop or two at a time into dd.
Originally Posted by caedmyn
This is driving me absolutely nuts. Maybe I better stop the enzymes, too, until the bloody poop goes away. How else am I supposed to heal though? I guess I can do the probiotics instead. I wonder if I can make almond yogurt instead of cashew yogurt--I don't really like cashews, plus I have tons of almonds right now. Where do I get a non-dairy starter?
I guess I will cancel my raw cow milk share and get a raw goat milk share instead--I just found one today so I guess the timing is good!
Can someone tell me if my interpretation of the way to start the SCD is right...first the intro diet for a couple of days, then you are supposed to add cooked fruits and veggies one by one? I will seriously starve if I have to do that, especially since I can't do dairy. Or if the only digestive issue I have is gas, can I do the intro and then all SCD legal foods (except maybe the difficult ones likes cabbage)? I really need at least nuts to make it work, and it would be nice if I could use lentils, too--I can puree them and make pancakes if that would make them any easier to digest. Could I go ahead and eat raw fruits and veggies or is that bad?
If someone can give me a quick summary of how that diet is supposed to work that would be great...I've looked at the website several times, and the pecanbread one several times, but I am just not getting it.
Originally Posted by nicholas_mom
To JANES.....Ds took Sulphur 30c to start.....the change first starts to be worse than gets better. Then ds took 200c once a month with 30c once a day for 30 days. This got his excema gone but then it showed up in his wrists and elbow crease.
Then we moved to Mezereum 200c once a month and 30c once a day. This worked the best. Then we only had excema on his wrist alittle bit and I thought it was going away when POOF it started going down his body with a vengence.
So, we saw a new homeopath and he gave him cell salts and a combo hoemepathic remedy with big names (I'll have to look it up for at a later time if you are interested). The new doc talked about carbo being stuck and fermenting in intestines and releasing toxins in his body. Hence, I have followed you to Healing the Gut!
Anyway, sulphur I think is the first remedy to try for excema but your doc should do better because you have an older child and they can get a better profile of the disease. When ds took sulphur, he was 4 months old. When he was 20 months old the homeo doc said she could better pinpoint the right remedy because his personality was coming into being. Hence, the disease changed to have to use Mezereum.
With the new doc, the remedies he gave also included PURE MSM Creme for his excema. Have you tried the creme?
Originally Posted by artisticat
Oh and JaneS I eat red meat all the time. Never stopped. Totally a major meat eater!! Mayb e I just ate too much for my body to handle at one sitting? I ate 2 hamburger patties. Would this mean I have low acid and should I do anything about it or just eat smaller portions? I tried green beans for lunch today with chicken so we will see how that goes and then I can pretty much narrow it down to the meat or not.
Originally Posted by Mama to one
I hope no one minds me just jumping into this thread. I've lurked a bit but this is my first time posting. I haven't read all the posts yet either but baby dd is sleeping so I need to write this out now while I have a moment.
Short story....I'm dealing with excema and/or psoriasis on my hands and now arms. It's been steadily getting worse for the past 5 months. I have done a ton of research and have quickly become overwhelmed. But I think I have the basics down and have some solid ideas on where to go next. I had an appointment with a naturopath this morning and he made some suggestions. I'm hoping I can tell you all what they are and you can tell me what you think.
His first thought is that the excema/psoriasis is a syptom of a leaky gut caused by antibiotic use. I had antibiotics 6 years ago after a biking accident, 3 years ago for Group B strep during labour and delivery of ds and again during delivery of dd last May. He also suggested maybe hormonal related (but not likely), food allery or possible mineral deficiency.
Anyway, this is what he suggested I do:
Take acidophilus (12 million) along with L-glutamine 2 times a day
Eliminate dairy and soy from diet
Do mineral testing using a hair sample
Does all of this sound OK? I 'm pretty sure about the acidophilus but have no thoughts on the L-glutamine. It's like amino acids right? The mineral testing sounds good and he believes the hair sample route is the most accurate because it shows a more long-term picture. I'm OK eliminating dairy and soy and had thought about doing that anyways.
Originally Posted by JaneS
I wasn't sure if today's dose didn't make him worse too (of course I missed a day too don't know what that did). Going down for naptime was a freaking nightmare. He was so fidgety and hitting me, we were both in tears.
Originally Posted by JaneS
12 million is absolutely nothing for acidophilus supplementation to repair antibiotic use. Maybe 12 billion would start to help... what product was recommended? That is why I recommend homemade 24 hr yogurt b/c it has 15 billion per teaspoon (and it helped me when capsules didn't).