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  1. Celiac With Throat Squeezing

    Wow, sorry to hear about what's been going on - and that no doctors seem to understand what's happening. For about 2 years I had a strange sensation in my throat as well.... I explained it as either food getting stuck in my throat - or my throat closing up (which sounds a little like her "throat squeezing". I went to my regular doctor who had no idea and thought it was something wrong with my esophogus - and even had my throat x-rayed while drinking barium. Nothing was wrong with it. So, two years later - the reactions got worse and worse. It ended up actually being anaphylactic shock. I was allergic to beef and pinto beans (really strange food allergies to have, I know). But, it explained all those previous weird symptoms I was having. I was diagnosed with Celiac only a year later. Anyway... you said that she only has a reaction to wheat on the allergy test, but to be safe ....make sure she is avoiding it completely and maybe ask your doctor to prescribe you an Epi-Pen just in case.
  2. Infertility & Celiac Disease (After Diagnosis)

    Thank you for your post - I appreciate all the information that you provided. It sounds like it is extremely common that many women experience infertility issues prior to the Celiac diagnosis; however, I have yet to find any information regarding whether or not any Celiacs continue to have issues post diagnosis and post gluten-free diet transition. Apparently, most are 'cured' of the infertility by starting the gluten-free diet... but, there isn't much research about any with lingering issues. As luck would have it, I never tried to get pregnant before - so I have no idea if I have always had these issues. Anyway, I am so happy to hear that you have been blessed with twins and your infertility battles were successful!!!
  3. I am new to this forum and I have been searching the internet for some answers; I was hoping maybe somebody on here can help me. I know there is a link between undiagnosed Celiac Disease and infertility (and that most issues are resolved after assuming a gluten-free diet) ....but I am wondering if anyone here continued to have issues related to infertility after diagnosis? I was diagnosed with Celiac 10 years ago and have been on a strict gluten-free diet ever since. I only started TTC 2.5 years ago and have only been successful once - which led to a miscarriage at 8 weeks. That was 1.5 years ago. I watch my cycles carefully and have tried two rounds of Clomid. Still nothing. So, again - I was just wondering if anyone else has had problems TTC after a Celiac diagnosis? I appreciate any input. Thank you!