I've been having problems with my whole digestive system since the birth of my 4th baby, one year ago. I get bouts of terrible stomach pain, that come on for no reason and (if severe enough) doesn't go away without numbing medication from the hospital's ER. It's a tight, burning pain only in the pit of my stomach. I get hot and sweaty and sometimes vomit. I've been put on many different types of ant-acids and I've even had a gastroscopy! That found no ulcers or anything that could explain my pain. The doctor did make note that there was still undigested food in my stomach, even though I had fasted for over 12 hours. I've seen a dietitian who removed wheat and fructose from my diet, as well as lactose. And while I feel better, the new diet has not stopped the stomach pains.
I also have noticed that the new diet (quite extreme) has had no affect on my weight. (I probably still have 10 lbs of baby-weight to shed.) With the new diet I was feeling energized, so I was exercising every day. But it barely effected my weight, losing a pound one week, only to gain it back the next. After two months of nothing to show for eating the best I've ever eaten (plus exercising) I stopped...and still nothing changed!
My weight issue aside, I cannot afford to be sick all the time. I've even had to call an ambulance when I was sick home alone one day with only a baby there! The stomach pains are annoying and I'm hoping one day, someone will say "I know what's wrong with you!"
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