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Hi, I'm new to this forum and to PANDAS, with a recently diagnosed 16 yr old daughter (misdiagnosed for 8 years). I live in Orlando and am looking for other families in Central Florida or thereabouts. We are seeing Dr. Murphy in St. Petersburg. Also looking for any experience, strength, and hope from those with teens. Thanks in advance!
Our doctor has put my son on a gluten-free diet as part of the Shoemaker protocol for treating mold toxicity. Five weeks in, I've come to realize that he's not sticking to the diet whenever he's out with friends. Every time I catch him, he promises he'll stick to it moving forward, but its not happening. I've given him good food that he likes, including spending a lot on sushi for lunch occasionally, going to the GF bakery for sandwiches, but this hasn't been enough. He's a kid who definitely has food addictions (sugar/carbs) and who resists change or doing anything uncomfortable unless he