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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. Nauseated And Reflux

    I had nausea and acid reflux really bad. It got so bad, I'd wake up in the middle of the night with it in my throat. At that time, I didn't even make the connection with Celiac even though I got a diagnosis for my first autoimmune disease. I would sleep sitting up it was so bad. I stopped eating 4 to 5 hours before sleeping and took prescribed meds to control the reflux. It was the only way I got relief. Of course, now with another AI disease and discovering the connection with Celiac, I'm now gluten free. The nausea and reflux has subsided. I'm new to understanding celiac disease. The advice GFinDC gave looks pretty good. I hope you feel better soon.
  2. I won't be surprised if turns out I have celiac disease, too. It makes sense when I consider my history. 
  3.  Thanks for sharing your story.
  4. Thank you for sharing your experience. I think it may turn out that way. 
  5.  Thank you for your response. I'm hoping with it being such a short time it won't be necessary. 
  6. does anyone here have experience with multiple autoimmune diseases? I have two and am being tested for celiac. just wanted to know your experiences and hopefully recovery after going gluten free. Thnx. I have Graves' Disease
  7. Hi, I'm new here. I recently was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, my second one. I decided at that point, based on articles I had read, to go gluten free. I was doing pretty good for about a month. But did start eating gluten again on Thanksgiving (and after). I started to have localized swelling and nose bleeds (which could have been the meds I'm taking but blood work looked good, doctor is unsure what's causing my symptoms). My new GP decided to have me tested for Celiac Disease, had blood work done this morning. So will me going off and on gluten like that change the results? Thanks.