Get email alerts Get Celiac.com E-mail Alerts  




Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:




Ads by Google:






   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

  • Announcements

    • admin

      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

Forums

  1. Celiac.com Celiac Disease & Gluten-Free Diet Forum

    1. Gluten-Free and Celiac Disease Calendar of Events

      Enter your group's Gluten-Free and Celiac Disease events here.

        (171,755 visits to this link)

      Enter your group's Gluten-Free and Celiac Disease events here.

    2. Board/Forum Technical Help

      This section deals with questions and problems related to the use of this forum. All "old pros" are invited to help answer questions from the newer participants.

      6,553
      posts
    3. Gluten-Free Foods, Products, Shopping & Medications

      Discussions regarding which mainstream products are gluten-free and which are not.

      99,845
      posts
    4. Celiac Disease - Coping With

      This part of the forum is for techniques and information on how to cope with celiac disease and the gluten-free diet

      165,944
      posts
    5. Celiac Disease - Pre-Diagnosis, Testing & Symptoms

      Discussions related to testing for celiac disease.

      107,635
      posts
    6. Gluten-Free Recipes - Baking & Cooking Tips

      Discussions about gluten-free baking and cooking.

      70,925
      posts
    7. Celiac Disease - Post Diagnosis, Recovery/Treatment(s)

      Discussions related to one's diagnosis with celiac disease.

      62,048
      posts
    8. Celiac Disease - Related Disorders & Research

      Discussions concerning other health problems associated with celiac disease, and celiac disease research

      41,684
      posts
    9. Gluten-Free Restaurants

      Discussions about dining out gluten-free.

      28,076
      posts
    10. Celiac Disease - Parents of Kids or Babies With Celiac Disease

      Discussions with other parents of kids or babies with celiac disease.

      53,576
      posts
    11. Other Food Intolerance and Leaky Gut Issues

      Discussions about additional non-gluten food intolerance issues, including cow's milk (casein), soy, eggs, corn, etc.

      55,977
      posts
    12. Gluten-Free Ingredients & Food Labeling Issues

      Discussions regarding which ingredients are safe and which are not, and food labeling issues.

      16,329
      posts
    13. Gab/Chat Room - To Discuss Anything BUT Celiac Disease / Gluten-Free Diet

      General Chat Unrelated to Celiac Disease - Discuss most things here EXCEPT Celiac Disease / Gluten-Free Diet. Keep it light and avoid controversial topics like global warming, gay marriage, gun control, euthanasia, speed limits on the Autobahn, prisoner torture, etc.

      88,035
      posts
    14. Celiac Disease - Publications & Publicity

      Discussions related to books, articles and other press about celiac disease.

      20,432
      posts
    15. Dermatitis Herpetiformis

      Discussions concerning the skin condition associated with celiac disease.

      13,163
      posts
    16. Gluten-Free Travel

      Discussions concerning how to maintain a gluten-free diet while traveling, including great gluten-free places to visit.

      10,168
      posts
    17. Gluten-Free Diet & Weight Issues

      Discussions about how to lose or gain weight while on a gluten-free diet.

      10,780
      posts
    18. Celiac Disease - Doctors

      Discuss experiences with doctors, how to find a doctor, etc.

      12,337
      posts
    19. Celiac Disease - Teenagers & Young Adults Only

      This area is where Teenagers and Young Adults can discuss issues related to celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.

      6,791
      posts
    20. Gluten-Free International Room (Outside USA)

      Discussions about living gluten-free in Canada, Australia, Asia & Pacific Rim, UK, Europe, etc.

      4,348
      posts
    21. Celiac Disease - Pregnancy

      Discussions related to being pregnant with celiac disease.

      6,146
      posts
    22. Celiac Disease - Friends and Loved Ones of Celiacs

      Non-celiacs discuss their experiences dealing with a friend or loved one with the disease.

      6,771
      posts
    23. Celiac Meeting Room

      A Place where gluten-free people can meet each other--Adults only please.

      7,237
      posts
    24. Celiac Disease - Sleep

      Discussions concerning sleeping problems and celiac disease.

      3,641
      posts
    25. Gluten-Free Sports and Fitness

      Gluten-free athletes discuss fitness, sports nutrition, working out, etc.

      3,563
      posts
    26. Celiac Disease - Support Groups

      Discussions concerning celiac disease support groups and support group meetings.

      3,153
      posts
    27. Gluten Intolerance and Behavior

      Discussions concerning behavioral issues associated with the consumption of gluten.

      3,027
      posts
    28. Super Sensitive Celiacs & Gluten Sensitive

      Non-scientific discussions for those who have been gluten free for at least 6-12 months and suspect they are reacting to lower levels of gluten than the vast majority of celiacs.

      5,126
      posts
    29. Alternative Diets

      Discussions about alternative diets like the Vegetarian Diet, Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD), The Low FODMAP Diet. (FODMAP=Fermentable Oligo-Di-Monosaccharides and Polyols), etc.

      217
      posts
  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      102,722
    • Total Posts
      914,577
  • Posts

    • Anyone done commercial testing?
      Thanks @LauraTX, @squirmingitch had recommended them before, and finally I've just joined up. I'll see about collaborating with them. 
    • Glutening symptoms five days to a week after consumption?
      Me too Missy.   Four days.  It has made sorting this out very difficult to say the least.
    • does your diet have to be like a perfection?
      First ~ Re-introducing gluten after so many years is an "old" thing.  I am 6 years diagnosed and I was originally told that  same thing by my Dr.  At the time my doctor was not  terribly familiar with Celiac and started doing research right along with me.  After she did more research on the (then) current studies she changed that to a "never eat gluten again!"  What happens, with some people (note I say "some"), is that once your gut does heal you enter into what can be called the "honeymoon" period.  Your gut is healed and you can consume gluten without feeling physically sick.  But...  and this is the biggy should you be one of those who can tolerate it.....  eventually you will get sick again.  And all during the time you were happily munching on gluten and not feeling physically sick the damage to your insides was still going on.  So... only you can answer if it is worth it or not.  I say no!! Second ~ I am 6 years gluten free.  I can count the number of times I have consumed gluten, each time was a total accident.   So, to your question on consistency, I would say it has been six years. And third ~ As for perfecting the diet, well, that can have several answers.  Yes, like most everyone, I struggled greatly in the beginning to learn what gluten was and where it hides.  My feeling of perfection came after about 3 years when I discovered the Paleo diet and went pretty strict Paleo.  That is when it became a very simple thing and my health improved dramaticly.  Personally, I would grab a Paleo book, see how simple g.f. can be.  Read about the effects wheat can have on everyone (not just those with celiac) and I think you will have an easier time of it.  Good luck to you.  !!  
    • Suspect Celiac, no medical access, options?
      Hi everyone, I'm new here!  So, I'll just give the short version first, and we can go from there.   I'm a 46 year old man who has had mysterious health issues my whole life, but only recently began to suspect dietary causes.  I am now quite sure that most of my issues for the last 40 years have been related to wheat, and now I am reacting to at least one form of Corn as well, as best I can tell on my own here.   I'm part of the US demographic that has fallen between the cracks in the medical system, and I have never felt like I had the luxury of medical help.  This is something I intend to work through in the coming months, as it's obvious to me I need some help here.  That said, I've read enough to know I would like to initiate the testing procedure.   Has anyone had any experience with using a walk-in clinic or the like to take the samples and handle the transfer to the labs to get the testing done?  I am imagining I could just walk in and get blood taken and instruct them which labs and what tests and be done with it, but.....?  I dunno, maybe it won't work that way.  At any rate, it's going to be a long, difficult process for me to figure out regular health care, and in the meantime, I'd like to figure out what's killing me here!    Any advice is welcome!
    • Gluten challenge. Random reactions of gluten sensitivity (brain fog)
      hi all, I have brain fog and I suspect that is due to gluten sensitivity.  When I became aware of those symptoms in the past, I did an elimination diet, and gluten introduction  seemed to correlate with the perceived brain fog Then, I was off gluten for a year, but because it is self-diagnosed it is not always easy to explain it and remain 100% gluten free when, for example, travelling or invited to someone's house for dinner. So, I thought I wanted to get to the bottom of this and check for celiac decease first. I have been doing a gluten challenge for the last 4 weeks, and my symptoms are very strange. Sometimes, I eat a slice of cake or a croissant and I can be tired and foggy for the whole day.  Strangely,  there are other times where i can eat bread or a full pizza and have no symptoms at all. Beer is strange, sometimes it affects me, sometimes it does not at all... I am not sensitive to Pasta so far... I am very confused. I thought that maybe it was because the consumed gluten quantity but there does not seem to be any correlation at all. Sometimes, I think that it has to be something else (not the gluten) that is causing those reactions. I cannot understand the random reaction to gluten.  Does anybody have a similar experience or an insight or what could be going on? Thanks!!!    
  • Topics

  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      59,773
    • Most Online
      1,763

    Newest Member
    Jedi G-Ma
    Joined