Of all the problems you've listed, prolly the toughest one is Hashimoto's Thyroid.
Your thyroid controls your metabolism... some people do just fine once they are on thyroid medications... others don't. A good many of them don't if the headcount on my Thyroid Community Team is any indication.
As for dairy, you "should" be able to go back to that once your Celiac disease damaged intestines have healed. Lactase... the enzyme that breaks down lactose(milk sugar), is made at the tips of the micro-villi that line your intestines. Additionally, bacteria in your gut can help you break down the lactose, probiotics are good for that. Or you can take lactase with your meal. Lactaid is one such product.
If your problem is the casein portion of dairy, then you're kinda out of luck. Casein is one of two proteins in milk... the other is Whey.
How you can tell if you are Casein or Lactose intolerant?
1. if you don't have any reaction to well aged cheeses like Gouda, then you're fine with casein. The bacterial ferment in aged cheese eats up the lactose in the milk its made from.
2.Conversely, if you can't have a glass of milk, then your main problem is lactose... milk sugar.
Healing one's intestines after going gluten free can also result in weight gain, bc your micro-villi are better able to absorb more of your food.
As for your polymyalgia... have you tracked your magnesium in the Spark Nutritional Tracker and seen how much magnesium you are getting? Another thing to get tested is your Vitamin D levels. If you're already taking vitamin D, and your levels of magnesium are low, it won't be properly utilized. If you decide to supplement with magnesium, avoid magnesium oxide as its poorly absorbed and can cause loose bowels. Peeps with autoimmune diseases generally need to take far more D than the general healthy populus. I take 2000 IUs just to maintain healthy levels.
Epson salt baths can be heavenly for aches and pains. I add glycerin(prevents skin dryness), lavender oil (reduces cortisol, smells great) and vitamin C(as the water is filling the tub, it takes out the chlorine) to mine. A food grade organic oil afterwards, or Cerave lotion for my skin to seal in moisture. Epson salts are magnesium sulfate, its thought that the magnesium can get into your muscles transdermally.
Protein and grains can be acidifying, which promotes inflammation which irritates polymyalgia. So you want to make sure you're getting plenty of veggies to counteract this.
A good neutral protein is Whey... but you'll have to figure out your dairy sensitivity first.
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