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kelsey added a topic in Celiac Disease - Post Diagnosis, Recovery/Treatment(s)How Long Does It Take To See ResultsIve heard some say 2 weeks..others months on gluten-free diet to see results. what are your experiences with the length of time..or how you sped it up or maybe what slowed you down
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kelsey added a topic in Celiac Disease - Post Diagnosis, Recovery/Treatment(s)<b> Did Anyone Lose A Lot Of Weight Going Gluten Free? </b>Has anyone gone on the gluten free diet and lost a lot of weight. I have gained 50 lbs in a few months and was told it was mostly water (because of big stretch marks) and it would all dissapear in a month of going gluten free. I'd love reassurance and to hear any stories of gluten free weight loss.
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kelsey added a topic in Celiac Disease - Pre-Diagnosis, Testing & SymptomsWater Retention!hello, im an 18 year old female from Canada
ive always been a size 00, and could eat vicariously without worry. one day i woke up with an appetite like no other. i began eating more wheat and grains which i rarely ate before. My stomach would bloat to the size of a 7-8 month pregnant woman. the abdominal pain got SO bad that i was rolling on the bathroom floor thinking i would die. i was rushed into emergency asap but they said all i was, was low in iron! that was A WASTE OF TIME! the truth is before i got that blood work from the hospital (3 DAYS BEFORE) i was high in iron! So i started retaining water. i went from a size 00 to a size 2/3 in 1 month. i thought it was fat but it dosent look like fat.
i heard that u can retain water where it looks like fat. I eat a lot of food. and when people hear a lot- they dont realize how much. i can eat 5 large pizzas a day and STILL be hungry, its sick. yet ud think id be bigger than i am. i lost my period too which is weird. im always tired, i take iron pills that dont help. my joints are sore. im constipated but i used to have elephant like poops (sorry haha.) im thirsty a lot too. my skin gets itchy a lot as well
PLEASE, i need to know whats going on!. i miss being tiny me. i know its sounds bad because im lucky to still be small, but i mean when none of ur clothes fit u feel horrible.
it cant be normal to literally BINGE on food and then the next day/ morning feel HUNGRIER!
i get tests done soon, but do u guys think im celiac?
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