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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 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 Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where 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. About two and a half years ago, my sister found out she had Celiac Disease, about a year ago I was diagnosed as well-kind of- my general practioner diagnosed me over the phone. I have to go through the public health care sector for health care because of a couple pre-exisisting conditions so my doctor thought it would be easier to diagnosis me in a more casual manner, because they only do intestinal biopsies to diagnose not the blood test. Anyway, I have been suffering from neurological symptoms for the past year as well as the usual pain that comes along with the disease and I was DESPERATE for help. I am not usually one to turn to Eastern medicin, but desperate times call for desperate measures. I started a Google and Yelp search in my area - Berkeley Ca- I found an accupuncturist with a five star rating and rave reviews. I honestly thought "Yeah, right. He can't be THAT good", well he is. Accupunture pretty much saved my life. My symptoms and body toxcicity was and is still so bad that I am on an 18 month treatment plan. My irritability has decreased significantly, I can go to the bathroom easier, I sleep better, I am no longer fatigued every day, after treatments I have no pain for days. I suggest to anyone looking for help or treamment or even reliefe. GO TO ACCUPUNCTURE! It helps so much, that I can not emphasize enough to you how much it has helped me. I am still on an active treatment plan but after two months, there is already imporovement. I am paying out of pocket because of my health care situation, but most health insurance companies will pay for your visits. For anyone in my area or even in the bay area, willing to travel, the Redwood Clinic in Berkeley is absolutely amazing. Dr. Sordean has helped me so much already. I hope this helps a few of you out there, who are suffering.