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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
Where can I buy gluten-free stuff?
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If you have Type 1 diabetes, that will keep tTg slightly elevated. If you have just been diagnosed with Limited Schleroderma, then you could be having an autoimmune flare and that may cause elevated tTg. If you have refractory celiac, that tends to make people really sick because they never heal.....are you really sick?
I ask because I have 4 autoimmune diseases myself and my tTg was in the high normal range for awhile.......almost positive. It eventually came down to low normal but it took a very long time and it was all because I had so many AI issues. I have never taken any prednisone and have learned you have to be careful with doctors. Even the guy with the most degrees can make big mistakes. Having multiple AI issues does not mean you have refractory.
I really hope things settle down and you will feel better soon. Having mulitple AI diseases is not easy but very manageable. You can recover your health....it just takes a bit longer. Good luck!
I was just diagnosed in December too. I feel like my cycle has been affected by being gluten-free. My period came when expected the first month but was much heavier than usual. Maybe just a coincidence. I guess time will tell.