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peaches last won the day on August 27 2010

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  1. I get over here every now and then. How have you been?

  2. I just stopped by to see if you were still around here! I need to come back more often!!

  3. Well day two and I already caved. I had one medium diet Ginger Ale which I craved until I got one. This is gonna be tough!
  4. No offense here. I really didn't post the article with the intention to correlate aspartame with weight gain/loss. It was more for the effects of aspartame on the endocrine system. I never researched endocrine disruptor's prior to my surgery, maybe I have become a bit OCD with eliminating pesticides, soaps, laundry detergent ( Don't worry I'm not avoiding bathing I buy paraben free chemical free and make my own laundry soap), now it's on to certain foods. I never realized how many chemicals contribute to endocrine disorders. I know I can't eliminate all of them but aspartame will be one. It's
  5. http://www.laleva.cc/food/aspartame_awareness.html
  6. I am guilty of drinking sometimes 4 liters of Coke Zero in a 24 hour period. I have often wondered if aspartame in these drinks can damage the endocrine system. If I think back to my high school day when I was skinny I can remember starting to pile on the weight after consuming Diet Dr.Pepper, could have been my diet but I doubt it. It wasn't enough weight to be alarmed but it was enough to gain a pant size. Below is an interesting article on the effects of aspertame on the nuclei that transmits signals to the hypothalamus. http://dorway.com/dorwblog/doctors-speak-out/aspartame-msg-oth
  7. http://www.arthritistrust.org/Articles/Fungal-Mycotoxin%20Connection.pdf Top ten foods to avoid: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2003/11/05/toxic-foods.aspx Foods OK to eat to rid yourself of Fungi: http://knowthecause.com/Resources/tabid/56/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/184/categoryId/55/What-is-the-Phase-One-diet.aspx
  8. Come on Gracie, walking on dirt floors and milking cows sounds fun You would think that our ever changing environment would concern endocrinologist enough to be open to ALL possibilities!
  9. http://www.greenfacts.org/en/endocrine-dis...-disruptors.htm http://www.womentowomen.com/detoxification...disruptors.aspx The most common endocrine disruptor chemicals While we realize that the alphabet-and-number soup of all these chemicals can be quite confusing, even for those of us with a science background, we thought we would list some of the major offenders. Please feel free to skip this section if you prefer not to dwell on the negative. We include it because we believe information is power. * Bisphenol?A: A synthetic substance widely used to make polycarbonated pl
  10. Hope your post op is going well!!!

  11. Thank you again for the time you have taken with me.


  12. Makes me wonder as well. I had a progesterone only IUD and that is when my symptoms started but who knows. Could this be why more and more women are being diagnosied with Cushings? here is a short article: http://www.find-health-articles.com/rec_pu...-s-syndrome.htm
  13. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/medroxyprogestero...tml#system_6203 Medroxyprogesterone Side Effects Brand Names: Provera, Depo-Provera, depo-subQ provera 104, Depo-SubQ Provera 104 Please note - some side effects for Medroxyprogesterone may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088). Ads by Google SEROQUEL ? Facts (quetiapine fumarate) Get The Facts And See Prescribing Information www.SEROQUELFACTS.com Side Effects Res
  14. I haven't seen your smiling face around. Just curious how you are doing after your surgery?

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