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Dry Eyes?
I was blaming my fibromyalgia for my eyes hurting.  I went to eye doctor and he informed me that my "eyes are a mess".  He said my eyes were not producing tears and the surface of my eyes have all kinds of micro-abrasions.  Has anyone out there had this problem?
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1340994 tn?1374197577
Get tested for Celiac disease as it can cause autoimmune diseases.  

Maybe you have Sjogren's - that can cause dry eyes.  If you have Celiac disease causing these autoimmune diseases, going gluten-free will help you the most.

A treatment your docs may be unaware of is low-dose naltrexone.  It has to be mixed at a pharmacy and is around $40 a month, not covered by insurance, but unlike prednisone ther are few side effects.  
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1530171 tn?1448133193
Hi hajenga.

Excellent suggestion for Cryopteris, testing for Celiacs is complex and so is
for Sjögren's.
For Celiacs, just try the gluten-free diet for several weeks, before going for any diagnostic testing. Your body will know the difference!
The problem for some Celiacs sufferers is that they may have a genetic deficiency in IgA, which returns inaccurate results when conducting the primary diagnostic blood test for Celiacs.
Also look for a possible underlying low thyroid function, often linked to Lupus, Sjögren's and FMS ( sometimes being misdiagnosed as FMS)
and also look at the connection of Celiacs, Gluten and low thyroid.
Easy test to do on your own for low thyroid or to also test thyroid hormone
efficiency if already diagnosed is Dr. Barnes Basal Temperature Test.
Just do a search for it and follow the instructions precisely.
if you have an infection while testing, the results won't be accurate.

Hope this helps, however it is not intended to replace medical advice.

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Niko
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1530171 tn?1448133193
Oops, I meant from Caryopteris.

When I'm rushing I become dyslexic and also change people's names!
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