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jenarella added a topic in Celiac Disease - Post Diagnosis, Recovery/Treatment(s)MigrainesI have had terrible migraines, gastrointestinal issues and extreme stomach bloating, for as long as i can remember. I have taken pain pills, multiple doctors, been to the chiropractor, had bio feed back therapy, you name i have done it. After many tests, 2008 they found i had white matter brain lesions. This prompted a spinal tap and then a tentative MS diagnoses. I then lost health insurance and did not go back to the doctor until 2 years ago. My doctor retook brain mri's and with lack of significant change thought the ms diagnosis was wrong. At this time, i was having routine migraines, vision problems, balance issues, extreme bloating, chronic diarrhea. My Dr. found that i was deficient in numerous vitamins, and anemic. My blood pressure was off the charts high also. I was 29 years old. Anyway after all this and many new tests, the ms diagnosis was dropped and i was diagnosed in about a two month span of time with diabetes, celiacs disease, and prolonged q t disorder. I have found that after adhering to the gluten-free diet, taking my medications for my heart and diabetes, all my issues are gone. I have also found that if i accidentally eat something that was contaminated with gluten, with in about two hours I will begin to get a headache, with in 4 hours it will become a migraine. This will usually last for about 2-3 days. No medication for pain helps, just time. If you have any suggestions on what i can do to help when this happens, i am all ears!
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jenarella added a topic in Celiac Disease - DoctorsBrain LesionsHi,
About 3 weeks ago I was diagnosed with Celiacs. About 4 years ago my neurologist found that I had white matter brain lesions, and thought that I probaly had MS, while undergoing testing for MS, I lost my health insurance. So I did not go to the doctor again, until recently I just got health insurance again. My question is has anyone here heard anything about celiacs causing white matter brain lesions? I would love to be able to rule MS out if I could.
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