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Ever since I was a baby I have had stomach problems, diagnosed as lactose and soy intolerant; finding formula was not easy or cheap for my parents.  As I got older stomach pain was always an issue for me, I even got to the point where I no longer wanted to eat because it seemed everything I ate made my stomach upset, not just dairy.  I was miserable and in constant pain.  My co-worker suggested WholeHealth Chicago, specifically Marla Feingold as my co-worker’s father suffers from severe colitis and Marla has turned his life around.  I was very excited and desperate at this point as I had been to a gastroenterologist who gave me a colonoscopy, endoscopy and celiac disease test that all came back as if I was in perfect health.  I was told I have IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and have to understand that some days will be worse than others and to just live with it.  I was also given some pills to take with every meal, they wore off shortly, and I knew taking medicine with every meal was not the answer.  I was very frustrated and wanted answers I then saw Marla.  Marla put me on a very restricted diet as she suspected I had severe food allergies.  After being on a restricted diet for over a month and meeting with Marla, we were able to pin-point my food allergies, gluten, dairy, and soy.  Although this has been a total lifestyle change I could not be happier.  I feel healthy, lean and strong, for the first time in years! No more stomach pain, bloat, gas or diarrhea; truly life changing.  I have learned to eat what makes my body feel good and avoid foods that I am allergic to.  I am a healthier, happier person now and I have no one to thank other than Marla Feingold!

-LP

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Far and away, the commonest phone call/e mail I receive asks about COVID-19 diagnosis.
Just print this out, tape it on your refrigerator door, and stay calm.

ALLERGIES

• Runny nose
• Sneezing
• Red, swollen eyes
• Itchy eyes and nose
• Tickly throat
• No fever

COLD
• Runny nose
• Sneezing
• Sore throat
• Mild muscle aches
• Mild dry cough
• Rarely a low fever

STREP THROAT
• Painful sore throat
• Hurts to swallow
• Swollen glands in neck
• Fever

FLU (Standard seasonal flu)
• Fever
• Dry cough (no mucus)
• Sudden onset over few hours
• Headache
• Sore throat
• Fatigue, sometimes quite severe
• Muscle aches, sometimes quite severe
• Rarely, diarrhea

CORONAVIRUS-COVID 19
• Shortness of breath
• Fever (usually above 100 degrees)
• Dry cough (no mucus)
• Slow onset (2-14 days)
• Mild muscle aches
• Mild fatigue
• Mild sneezing

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