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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What are my GP, Immunologist, ENT & Nutritionist not able to diagnose?

    I have Coeliac's Disease (diagnosed 2004) and Hyperinsulinemia/Insulin Resistance (diagnosed 2012)I maintain a gluten free low carb low GI diet.
    In the past 12 months I have been feeling very unwell. Recent tests indicate ANA 320 Speckled, low TSH, high blood calcium, high albumin, high copper, low chromium, low magnesium, deficient in vitamin D.

    My symptoms are fatigue, rectal bleeding, rectal pain, rectal itching, diarrhoea, constipation, gas, nausea, indigestion, pain under ribs and around kidney area, mental confusion/fogginess, inability to concentrate, slurred speech, headaches, dizziness/lightheaded, knee & shoulder pains, tightness in throat, cough, sinus inflammation, cold tingly hands & feet, palpitations, hot flushes, cold chills, shortness of breath, swollen tongue with raised white bumps at the back left side, anxiety, intolerant of stress, irritable, bad night vision, right eye is watery & cries for no reason, blurred/double vision, itchy scalp, brittle hair & loss.
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  • Bowel Cancer Australia is the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. We … View Profile

    Thank you very much for your enquiry.

    Due to the detailed nature of your questions they are quite difficult to answer in an online forum.

    If you'd like to send your questions through to Bowel Cancer Australia's Nurse Adviser we'd be very happy to get in contact with you to provide an individualised response and advice.

    You can send your questions to us using the web form available at

    In the meantime you may also be interested to read some of the information available on the Bowel Cancer Australia website including:

    • Bowel Cancer: Symptoms -

    We look forward to receiving your questions and to offering you some tailored advice.

    Kind Regards,
    The team at Bowel Cancer Australia

    Please Note: The information provided by Bowel Cancer Australia’s Nurse and Nutritionist Advisory Services is intended for Australian residents as a reference guide only. It is not a substitute for independent professional advice and is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or disorder.

    If you believe your symptoms are consistent with those of bowel cancer or a digestive illness, please consult your doctor.

    Bowel Cancer Australia, its directors, officers or medical professionals shall not be liable to any person, company or any other body for any loss, direct or indirect or consequential on whatsoever account for any omission or negligent misstatement.

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