Thank you all so incredibly much for the info and words of encouragement. I'm 24 and have suffered for years with symptoms, the worst being the past 3-4 years. Because I work out and am athletic and the "picture of health," I've always been given vague answers from physicians. Most of the time when I rattled off my symptoms, the doctor would order some routine blood work, which is always within normal values and would respond with "It's just stress." So severe acid reflux (no hernia) IBS that made me run to the bathroom bent over, chronic fatigue, exhaustion, weight loss, and joint pain are all because of stress? I was misdiagnosed many many times and am thankful to now know gluten is the culprit of my symptoms. I'm happy to hear that headaches and brain fog are normal withdrawel symptoms. I'm currently working on making my kitchen Gluten-Free and learning what items are/can be contaminated with gluten. Who would have thought ketchup and lite sour cream? Not me. This will definitely be a big learning process for me. Thank you all for posting! Ive already started a notebook with info you fellow celiacs have given me thus far!