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I am a healthy middle aged,vegan female.  While I have learned to eat healthy, read labels,avoid preservatives, sweeteners, and other potential hazards in foods, lately, I seem to react to many foods by either feeling physically sick after eating or experiencing effects on my nervous system.  Also, when out in public, certain smells are offensive to my system.  I have tried different supplements, although I do not respond well to herbs or teas, and used to be able to take B complex or B-12, yet now the smallest amount causes me to be unable to sleep.  I am happy in my life, know how to manage stress, exercise regularly, and normally eat fresh fruits and vegetables, beans, rice, occasionally vegan meats, no sugar, caffeine, or alcohol, don't smoke, and drink water from natural springs here where I live.  
Thank you for your help.

Dear Lee
I am glad to talk with health oriented person like you. My answer is  the point of view of the medical practitioner with experience in conventional and alternative medicine.
Food is the core of our health. Many diseases and disorders are depended either on deficiency of essential nutrients or excess or toxins. Humans have survived 150.000 years only because their eating habits were adjusted to the environment. Paleolithic nutrition included 80% plants and 20% animal (meat, fish, chicken, eggs, etc.). This diet kept people healthy. In my EBook “Healthy Pancreas, Healthy You," part 2, I focused that this diet is alkaline and is beneficial to humans GI tract.
I consider that your symptoms are connected with a deficiency of B12, carnitine, essential fatty acids, lecithin, essential minerals, possible Zinc, Iron), fat –soluble vitamins (A,D,E, K).
In my practice, I so smell disorders in vegan women with improving their conditions after zinc, B 12 and raw egg yolk. Sorry, I do not have sufficient information to give you medical advice, but my answer can be beneficial to you. You can call me for a consultation too.
I wish you healthy and happy life.
Peter Melamed, PhD

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I have MD degree and decades of the experience in holistic medicine, acupuncture, herbs, cleansing techniques’, diet and drinking healing mineral water, nutritional supplementation and hypnosis. I think, I can answer many questions in the area of non-drug treatment of various chronic diseases, especially gastrointestinal disorders. I am a holistic practitioner at Biotherapy Clinic in San Francisco, California


I worked as an MD (anesthesiology, intensive care, gastroenterology, Men’s health, etc) in USSR. PhD in Western Medicine. Alternative medicine practitioner in the Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic in San Francisco for 20 years.

I published many articles in internet and EBook: "Healthy Pancreas, Healthy You" 550 pages and more than 300 references. References 1. Peter Melamed, Ph.D., Felix Melamed, LAc, MSTCM. EBook Healthy Pancreas, Healthy You. Publisher Biotherapy, Inc, September 2014 2. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas. JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2014 Nov 28; 15(6): 552-560 3. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Short Review of Our Work - "Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas" with Focus on the Functional Exocrine Pancreatic Disorders JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2015 Jul 08; 16(4):365-368 4. Peter Melamed, PhD, and Felix Melamed, MS. Acidity Kills the Pancreas. Townsend Letter, the Examiner of Alternative Medicine. August/September 2015, p. 74-80 5. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. The Role of the Metabolic Acidosis in the Development of Chronic Pancreatitis. SM Group (USA) Chronic Pancreatitis: Recent Advances. 2015, Aug 10

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