Seven fomenters of brain fog

nutritional therapy, symptoms and conditions, treatments
Several factors combined together to cause me years of spaciness and difficulty concentrating. Highlights of this period included giving the wrong last name when called on in class and almost getting my head wedged between two floors of a department store while riding the escalator. Most of the causes were ferreted out after I went gluten-free, and now I can face a big project and a tight deadline without sweating it too much, given enough Pepsi. The problem is that metabolizing an acre's worth of high-fructose corn syrup when you're 25 is one thing; now it's quite another. I'm still looking for the final pieces to this puzzle. The main causes were: 1. and 2. High histamine, caused at least in part by low iodine I discovered this by accident…
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Repairing the unspeakably lousy digestion of the celiac

symptoms and conditions
Updated August 2022. Life before glutenlessness For years, in order to survive a job interview or a conference or a plane trip, I'd have to stop eating 36 hours beforehand. Any food I ate back then would either roar through the alimentary canal too quickly, or would display a profound reticence about making its exit, whereupon anything entering the works subsequent to that was greeted by what felt like a riot in a peat bog. Events that increased my stress level more than everyday routine would then tip things into the Miserably Uncomfortable and Distracted end of the dial. No matter where I was or what time it was, I would've preferred to be lying in a scalding hot bath, which was the only thing besides not eating that made…
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