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    Reason for taking: Other
    7/14/2015 7:35:48 PM

    Reviewer: GF girl, 55-64 Female (Consumer)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This article and a review by another explains my difficulties yesterday. I get migraines from gluten, so yesterday I ate 2 small gluten-free cupcakes, which had xanthan gum. I did get a migraine, plus some minor intestinal discomfort ending with a laxative effect... I felt "inflamed", achy. This explains migraines with other GF foods. Always was thinking it was something else. I realize ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Other
    8/21/2014 1:08:10 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 2

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    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    What the heck it is in pudding, jello ,by kraft it also has bha cancer causing everyone needs to read ingredients a lot of bad in most foods.read the box so much bad had contacted them.no contact back.should not be ingredient for food.do not use for treatment like natural fibers.

    Reason for taking: Other
    6/14/2014 11:24:16 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Consumer)

    Brand Product: Other

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I experience severe anaphylactic reactions to xanthan gum -- no GI symptoms at all and no allergies to substances used to "grow" xanthan gum. Avoiding all exposures (dietary and personal care) with direction from my board-certified allergist. Carry epi-pens at all times.

    Reason for taking: Other
    2/26/2014 6:11:42 PM

    Reviewer: drsjwriter, 65-74 (Consumer)

    Brand Product: Other

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Many of the non-gluten recipes call for Xanthan gum. I didn't have any, so I have been using coconut flour, instead-- about 1.5 more than XG called for. After reading the probs. associated with this, I'm going to stick to the coconut flour. Thanks

    Reason for taking: Other
    11/23/2012 11:40:03 AM

    Reviewer: Getting Better, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I finally pinpointed this xanthan gum as an ingredient causing me a return of fibromyalgia like symptoms: pain, sleep trouble, stiffness, etc. I had gone through a food elimination program and much of my autoimmune related illnesses had disappeared after I learned to avoid wheat, corn, and soy. Fine tuning symptom flares pointed to xanthan gum, and made perfect sense upon learning it is often der ... Show Full Comment

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