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      • Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

        This 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 email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease SymptomsWhat testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease ScreeningInterpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test ResultsCan 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-FreeIs celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic TestingIs there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and DisordersIs 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 BeveragesDistilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free?Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free DietFree recipes: Gluten-Free RecipesWhere can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Store.For Additional Information: Subscribe to: Journal of Gluten Sensitivity


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    1. astrologer50 added a post in a topic What Do You All Think Of Quinoa?   

      thanks for your help, any more tips anyone? I like museli so will probably try the flaed quinoa if I can get locally...
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    2. astrologer50 added a post in a topic My First Time Here - Gluten Intolerance And Low Iron   

      Why haven't they tried to find out what is making you anemic? isn't it connected to the red cells and bone marrow depletion...
      I'm going to see gastroenterology consultant tomorrow and my GP wants to investigate what has made me anemic, whether it's celiac or to do a biopsy, camera jobbie
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    3. astrologer50 added a post in a topic My First Time Here - Gluten Intolerance And Low Iron   

      I had early menopause at age 45/46 due to early hystorectomy. But prior/perimenopause had very very sore/ tender nipples (not whole breat though) every now and then looking back this was my body telling me something but my GP never picked up on this. I was given anti biotics thinking I had some kind of infection
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    4. astrologer50 added a post in a topic How Long After Starting On A Gluten Free Diet Until The Behaviour Gets Better?   

      my recovery was almost instant, within 3days 90% cured within two weeks, most symptoms had gone away completely....

      look to eliminating other things like dairy products, eggs. quite often the body become intolerant with few other things to..

      elmination diet is the only way. Which hidden gluten in sauces, gravies etc...
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    5. astrologer50 added a topic in Celiac Disease - Pre-Diagnosis, Testing & Symptoms   

      Extreme Flatulence, Nausea And Vomiting Anyone?
      Anemia (extreme tiredness and having to use a walking stick even), asthma, months and months of extreme flatuence escalating to vomiting. Extreme nausia, which I thought was migraine but obviously not...

      Gone gluten-free and all sypmtoms gone.....

      weight gain BUT no-- diahorea symptoms or constipation though.

      Do you have to have gut pain and diahorea to be celiac?

      Are these typical symptoms or could it be something else?

      Also, really bad hot flushes and sweating as if my body is sweating toxins out of my body somehow. Anyone had this? bad sweats?? I'm post menopausal but still have few hot flushes but these seem different, mainly facial sweating is bad...
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    6. astrologer50 added a post in a topic Glutenized By Something Non Gluten   

      I hear what you are saying BUT I would end up vomiting every day, I simply wouldn't have a life except with head over a toilet. How you get round that one for 2/3months???
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    7. astrologer50 added a topic in Gluten-Free International Room (Outside USA)   

      Digestive Enzymes
      Here in UK you can buy gluten enzyme digestive tabs. Was wondering has anyone tried. I would imagine rather good to have in stock for eating out and/or holidays or if you just suspect Gluten hidden....

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    8. astrologer50 added a topic in Celiac Disease - Related Disorders & Research   

      Asthma, Anemia Are They Symptoms Of Celiac?
      As well as extreme flatulence, bloated, migraine, joint pain....continuous nasuea....

      No diahrea, no constipation type symptoms. do you always have to be one or the others?

      What about weight gain? is this symptom of celiac?

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    9. astrologer50 added a post in a topic What Do You All Think Of Quinoa?   

      If I buy quinoa pasta, what kind of sauce would you make and most cans, jars(read made) can be out of bounds??

      I am very sensitive to white chia seeds, I know they are a superfood, but immediately upset my tummy, make me bloated and gives flatulence.....

      What do you use brown rice with?
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    10. astrologer50 added a post in a topic What Do You All Think Of Quinoa?   

      would you cook it first, then let it cool before adding to breakfast cereal? why would you soak it? what about flakes, would you still have to soak or could you eat it raw, as is???

      thanks so much
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    11. astrologer50 added a post in a topic What Do You All Think Of Quinoa?   

      what do you suggest? something like putting a knorr stock cube in there. I was told by celiac friend that OXO was a no no, but you can have Knorr stock cubes....
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    12. astrologer50 added a post in a topic Does Anyone Have Bad Reactions To Quinoa?   

      I tried chia seeds, just a teaspoon and washed it down with juiced carrots and got pain in my stomach which lasted for ages. I know they are a superfood and love to use. How do you desensitise your body. Has anyone else had a reaction to white chia seeds??

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    13. astrologer50 added a post in a topic Gluten-Free Nsaid/pain Reliever   

      best advice, talk to pharmacy staff. Also going gluten free you may well find that arthritic symptoms, joint pain my disappear altogether or be drastically reduced.

      I had very bad nausea/vomiting which I thought was 'migraine' which I also have but after going gluten-free free all these stopped, much to my surprise......

      Also stomach bloating downs down lots and lots to. I had major anemia which seems very common symptom of celiacs. I tested negative, but they want to do further tests as you can get a false negative, so a biopsy is needed. So for the moment 'gluten intolerant' my body has thanked me over and over and is slowly recovering...

      Don't hesitate, go gluten free. You will know when you eat something that reacts. be strict for first couple weeks and then slowly try introducing foods, so you know what specifically reacts. I had some gluten free maderia cake --- BUT it had egg in it and gave me migraine. So that's a no no, or find/use an egg substitute
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    14. astrologer50 added a post in a topic Looking For Delicious Gluten Free Snacks? I Found One   

      have you tried gluten free brownie cake mixes?
      do you have easiyo products. they have ice cream mixes, very healthy, also cheesecake mix, mouse mix, cream and fruit flavours. I'm addicted.

      BioFair Rice Quinoa Crunchies Organic Glutenfree
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    15. astrologer50 added a topic in Gluten-Free Foods, Products, Shopping & Medications   

      What Do You All Think Of Quinoa?
      What do memebers think? does it take nice? do you bake, cook, eat raw?

      is it bland, tasty or worth bothering with. I know it's bet expensive in UK and am checking Ebay, but you have to pay p&p

      Is it a *must have* item or just occasionally?

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