A bit of confusion on this one. I had been ramping up the amount of glutamine from None to 10g/day and had been going fine. I was doing so because glutamine helps against leaky gut; repairs the gut's mucosal lining. I have had bad SIBO symptoms; and although anti-biotics and anti-parasitic got rid of it, I want to make sure it doesn't come back and strengthen my gut, as leaky gut may be a root cause or at least a key contributor to SIBO. However, I then met with a nutritionist who told me that Glutamine was related to Glutamate and Glutamate caused problems for CFS patients. She told me to stop taking Glutamine which I did. I've noticed a decline in energy (though not sure if it's related to that specifically); my dyspnea (stomach discomfort) has been similar, maybe a tad bit worse since stopping it. It's been about a week and I'm wondering what I should do. I know people's reactions to glutamine are all over the map; some get benefit, some get worse. My reaction so far seems to have been positive. I would have thought that if it was negative, I would have felt it by now. Anyhow- provided that I'm one of the people who responds positively to glutamine- should I get back on it or should I heed the concern that long-term there may be more glutamate in my system, which may worsen my CFS? Thanks.