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Do You Know (Or Believe That You Know) What Caused Your MC?
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Do you know what caused your MC?
No, I have no idea what might have caused it.
18%
 18%  [ 17 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to an antibiotic.
20%
 20%  [ 19 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to my use of NSAIDs.
12%
 12%  [ 11 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to using a PPI.
4%
 4%  [ 4 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to using an SSRI, SNRI, amitriptylene, or another anti-depressant.
3%
 3%  [ 3 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to taking a statin.
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to using a beta blocker.
1%
 1%  [ 1 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to using a bisphosphonate.
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Yes, I believe it was because I stopped smoking.
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to excessive stress in my life.
26%
 26%  [ 24 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to too much sugar in my diet.
2%
 2%  [ 2 ]
Yes, I believe it was due to untreated gluten sensitivity.
10%
 10%  [ 10 ]
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Gergely



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Food Intolerances : Triggers: oily fried meats, and other oily or fatty foods, nuts and seeds, dairy (casein, I think), several fruits (fructose I think), high ammount of fiber (mostly insoluble) but also some soluble (psyllium husk, oats), probiotics
Location: Hungary

PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For me, I think:

- GI infections (2x) acquired in Asia,
- Genetic factor: (my father has totally the same symptoms - started 35 years ago - , but he is undiagnosed).
- Autoimmun origin? (I am allergic to pollens and dust, I have seborrheic dermatitis around my nose).

I've never used ppi-s or any related medicines except NSAIDs rarely (for 2-3 days in every year).
Almost zero use of antibiotics before my symptoms started.
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Location: Washington

PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think for me it was a combination of the undiagnosed gluten problem, excessive antibiotics, and life long stress starting with ongoing childhood trauma.
I also wonder if 2 bouts of food poisoning pre-disposed me to LC....
Sunny
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Food Intolerances : Gluten, Yeast, Caesin, Soy, salad/raw veges and fruit
Location: Hunter Valley NSW Australia

PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

gergley
the allergies to pollen and dust are linked to magnesium and B6 deficiencies.

(of note allergies and mast cells are linked to MC)
I have resolved life long (that were at times chronic) allergy and asthma issues once I fixed magnesium and B6 deficiencies, stuck with low inflammation eating plan and healed my gut!
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