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#1 Candy

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:53 PM

What hair color do most Celiacs have? A whole bunch of Red Heads claim to be related to me,and I think they assume that if I'm a Celiac , I must be related to their Red Hair or something.I think they are crazy-I really do. Most Celiacs are brown haired aren't they? Or are they mostly red haired? Red Hair is rare no matter what the condition, so it's not like most people have red hair anyway-I think they are begging for us to be in their hair color group.Red Haired people want brown Haired Celiacs? Am I right,because we're the cool ones.


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Posted 16 December 2008 - 12:09 AM

I'm a redhead! But the other celiacs I know are 2 blondes and 3 brunettes. It would be interesting to know if there's a correlation.
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Posted 16 December 2008 - 12:18 AM

Blonde here (with a little assistance now!)
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#4 JNBunnie1

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 04:28 AM

I have eight different shades of brown that gets blond streaks in the sun. My hair is very indecisive. But I have a blond friend and a few brunette acquaintances with Celiac, or some level of gluten intolerance.
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Posted 16 December 2008 - 05:22 AM

Mine is very dark brown but we also have redheads and blondes in the family. I started going grey in my teens though. Anyone else? I think a lot of us do.
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#6 JNBunnie1

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 05:44 AM

Mine is very dark brown but we also have redheads and blondes in the family. I started going grey in my teens though. Anyone else? I think a lot of us do.

24, no gray. My Mum's getting some gray, but she's 55. So no early graying here.
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#7 ShayFL

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 05:53 AM

Keep in mind that 90% of the planet has black or brown hair...... :D

I have brown hair.
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Posted 16 December 2008 - 06:27 AM

I have auburn, more to the brown, color. My fiance who is likely to be celiac has bright Irish red hair. the only other diagnosed celiac that I know has black hair (probably brown and then dyed to be black)
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Posted 16 December 2008 - 06:45 AM

When I was a baby I had red hair -- As a teen blonde with some red -- Now its blonde/red with some brown in it.
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Posted 16 December 2008 - 07:52 AM

brunette, but willing to be red!! jajajaja 30 and no gray hair... yet!
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Posted 16 December 2008 - 07:55 AM

Mine is very dark brown but we also have redheads and blondes in the family. I started going grey in my teens though. Anyone else? I think a lot of us do.


My hair is also very dark brown and turning gray around my face <_< I'm only 32.
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#12 wschmucks

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 04:07 PM

I've been told that Celiac is very prominent within the Irish ethnicity (I'm 50%)...so is red hair...?? maybe a connections. I'm blonde
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Posted 16 December 2008 - 05:35 PM

Brunette, with just a few grays.
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#14 caek_is_a_lie

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 07:51 PM

I have naturally light brown hair, but I use henna to make it a lovely auburn. I add lots of honey to make it a nice autumn leaf color. I call it "burnt pumpkin". :D
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Posted 17 December 2008 - 02:20 AM

Mine is very dark brown but we also have redheads and blondes in the family. I started going grey in my teens though. Anyone else? I think a lot of us do.


My hair isn't graying but my Grandmother who I'm pretty sure had Celiac disease had completely white by the time she was 25. She died from colon cancer when she was 38.
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