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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. Hi, In the last two years I have been diagnosed with Hashimotos and B12 deficiancy... started b12 shots (every two weeks) and thyroid meds. In the last 6 months or so things for me went back down hill. Wieght gain horrible fatigue horrible peripheral neuropathy If I ate even a small meal it felt like I had swallowed a watermellon for days. Forget a normal bathroom rotuine. Horrible headaches some for a week at a time HUGE hair loss and what I thought was razor rash ALWAYS on my legs from ankle to hip. ETC... I had blood tests about 6 months ago for crohns and celiac they were negative (although my crohns titer was up in the positive range). I also had a "negative" endo and colonoscopy. I say "negative" because it said I had long term small intestinal swelling.... Because of these results I was diagnosed with IBS and put on dicyclomine.... (it quit working) The PA I was seeing recently left the office I visit and I had to reestablish myself.... Almost immediatly she asked if I have ever heard of celiac or gluten free.... another blood test for celiac ordered...., I have been (I am trying really hard crosscontamination is a pain!) gluten free for about 5 days The new test is back negative however I feel SO much better after only 5 days can this all be psychosomatic?   I hope I wasnt too confusing I just didnt want to go over the last 5 years of doctors visits.... questions and answers welcome. Thanks Justsoconfused