Soy making me crazy. Has this happened to anyone?

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I switched margarine this week to a brand that has a bit of soy. I don't get soy otherwise in my diet.  I started getting unpredictable panic attacks, bubbling and gurgling in the stomach, diarrhea and, of course, raging health anxiety.  

I stopped using the margarine yesterday, but I'm still a wreck--even after exercise and an ativan.  I feel like I am going to die from all the pains, unpredictable noises and uncontrollable heartbeat.  Has this happened to anyone from soy? 

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    Soy messes with my moods, hormones and even cause me to bleed!
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      I do feel crampy too. That's so helpful to know! If I start to spot, now I will know. Otherwise, I would have gone into a terrible panic spiral and then right to the doctor.  

      At least some of the stomach bubbling has subsided. Ugh. I just want my body back. 

      Thanks so much, Crosado!

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    Dont use it. For me is horrible is cause me a big migraine. All food that has MSG (monosodium glutamate) is bad for our body, at least for me. Take it out, you will see, you will feel better, and drink a lot of water. 
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      Thanks, Julie!  I stopped the margerine  with soy in it Tuesday night. (The minute I figured out that was the problem.)  I am doing a little better. My stomach stopped bubbling.  But I am still having a rough day today. Uncontrollably racy heartbeat and anxiety and red, blotchy skin. I had to take a sick day.

      But I am following your advice. Plenty of water and I may get to the gym later. Ugh. Why is perimenopause such a horrible game of chance? I used to be a normal person. Now I am beyond sensitive to everything. 

      Thanks again! 

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    GOOD!!!!👍 keep doing. Try to not eat nothing with MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE, read the ingredientes in the back of each food you buyed.  Im coming vegan and help me a lot. Its is expensive, but help me a lot. Good luck, i hope you will better. God Bless You🙏

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      Boy are you ever right, Julie! I had an allergic reaction to something with MSG last week and I am still not quite recovered. I feel so vulnerable in my own body. In a way that, before peri, I never did. I am scared. 

      I have an appointment with my GI doctor today because my appetite still isn't back after the allergic reaction.  And I have an appointment with a new GYN today as well since my old one was a robot; I wouldn't trust her to treat me like a person if something happened. But my health anxiety is so bad this morning, I am thinking of cancelling both appointments because I can't handle the thought of one of them saying "you need this test....."

      On top that, my period came yesterday. Still like a parole officer, every month. I am going to be 51 next month. When does this end? I don't mind getting older. I mind the terror that the peri symptoms give me. 

      Please keep praying for me. It means everything. 

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