Hi Delaware Deb - I was just reading the thread from Sept.2008 regarding FB pain and Vit.b12 deficiency. I wanted to tell you that you should be tested for Celiacs Disease (CD). All the symptoms/diseases you mentioned are results of CD. It is an autoimmune disease and when you eat gluten the body sees it as a toxin and attacks itself, resulting in more autoimmune diseases/disorders (Sjoren's and Fibro, which I also have are big ones). The villi of the sm. intestine are damaged and are unable to absorb nurtrients. Therefore, vitamin deficiencies and malnutrition is generally how it is diagnosed. I have low vit. d and b12. One in 133 people have CD and 95% don't know it. Please see http://www.celiac.com/articles/1106/1/Celiac-Disease-Symptoms/Page1.html Hope it helps - Jenna
Not a member of any community
Add this user as a friend
Are you sure you want to delete your ?
You will no longer be able to add new data to this tracker.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.