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Has Avoiding Nightshades Worked For You?

Has Avoiding Nightshades Worked For You?

I have started a nightshade elimination diet a week ago, and despite some painful days after being active, there seemed to be a positive change. A week doesn't give me any sure conclusions, but had less heartburn, fog, and arthritis. Last night a roommate made oxtail soup, and I asked him if it had any nightshades and he said no. After eating a good bit of it he mentioned the peppers he used and I realized my diet regimen was blown
Today my back is completely stiff and arthritic and… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Your food intolerances may ease up and allow you to add nightshade at some point. Good luck!

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I notice in the summer when I eat too much sugars, caffeine, tomatoes, foods that are too spicy, too many carbs at once, etc my pain comes back. But in the winter I have to be even more strict about my diet if not my pain that is permanently there gets even worse. So I try to enjoy my food in the warm months and totally give them up in cold months.

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I truly wish you luck and please, keep us posted. It's an interesting idea.

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

so whats nightshade??

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I do avoid nightshades because of stomach pain and GERD. Didn't realize those could bother my fibro until after I had suffered and had tests done for GERD. Helps some, and every little thing we can do helps to overcome.

posted almost 6 years ago
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