Posted 05 May 2005 - 07:11 AM
Posted 05 May 2005 - 12:07 PM
I am not doctor, but i am guessing that since your body starts attacking your insides because of whatever you just ate, it takes a lot out of you and you get very weak.
Posted 05 May 2005 - 02:02 PM
I get other symptoms but what you have sounds like a normal reaction to me.
Gluten-free since January 2004
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Posted 05 May 2005 - 06:55 PM
Diagnosed with Celiac Disease in March 2004
Postitive tTg Blood Test, December 2003
Positive Biopsy, March 3, 2004
Posted 05 May 2005 - 11:35 PM
Posted 28 June 2005 - 01:33 PM
Posted 28 June 2005 - 01:38 PM
That is one way I know I have been glutened... sometimes the sleepiness hits before the stomach part. It is always different.
You are normal ~ for a celiac disease that is!!!
Posted 28 June 2005 - 05:16 PM
Posted 03 July 2005 - 07:01 PM
Not good.... Patty
Patty from Maine
Posted 03 July 2005 - 07:19 PM
It is VERY frustrating!!!
Diagnosed April 2005 via bloodwork and endoscopy
4 year old daughter diagnosed March 2006 via bloodwork and endoscopy
She was completely asymptomatic
4 year old also diagnosed with Graves disease Sept 2006
Posted 04 July 2005 - 08:31 AM
I have trouble getting to sleep at night and have started taking melatonin and it really helps. I don't take it everyday and only use it when I have a lot to do the next day or am really having trouble getting to sleep. Haven't noticed any ill effects and it doesn't make me have a drugged kind of sleep either.
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Posted 04 July 2005 - 09:02 AM
This is an interesting topic to me as I've had different sleep problems over the years, depending on my circumstances.
I began having nightmares following cataract surgery. My Dr. made a note of it in my chart, but never offered a solution or even a suggestion. Fast Fwd to 2004, following a nasty bout with Shingles, followed by a stressful and complicated move to another State. A daughter who was helping with the move told me I was a basket case and should get some help with my Anxiety level. The Dr. suggested Xanax for immediate results, and put me on 0.5 mg 2X daily or as needed.
Following the first 0.5 mg, I went to bed and napped for 4 hours in the middle of the day! No nightmares.
The next dose I took 1/2 a pill at bedtime. Slept like a baby with no nightmares.
Six months later, I tried to go off Xanax (I don't like taking meds unnecessarily, and I take 6 different meds a day for heart condition and thyroid.) The first night I woke every 2 hours, but went back to sleep. The 2nd night, - the nightmares came back. Needless to say, I returned to taking 1/2 pill (0.2.5 mg) at bedtime and have no nightmares.
Please note: this all took place before I was dx with celiac. I have been gluten free for 2 1/2 weeks, and the sleep pattern continues just as before. I get a good night's sleep. Being retired, I often have the luxury to sleep until my body decides it needs to get up and that can be 9 - 10 hours. Usually I have to be somewhere by 9 a.m. or so, which requires that I get up around 7 to accomplish all my rituals which I'm pokey at. So, if I get to bed at midnight (usually) and get up at 7, I only get 7 hours sleep, which I think is plenty (unless I'm really below par). I also nap during the day (1-2 hours.)
I don't know if any of this information will be helpful to anyone. But I'm sold on the idea of a light dose of Xanax at bedtime to ward off nightmares. They were pretty scary and I was afraid the fear they roused in me might trigger another heart attack.
During the day, I control my anxiety with self-talk and the comfort of knowing that all aspects of my life are in God's hands. But when you're asleep, you can't access the conscious to stave off anxiety. I think nightmares are a manisfestation of anxiety.
I found these message boards a few days ago, and am presently spending 2-3 hours a day here, browsing, reading and learning about my newly dx Celiac Sprue.
Thanks to all who contribute such helpful information.
Regards to all
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Posted 22 July 2005 - 05:59 PM
When i accidently eat something or something i eat gets contamintaed, i end up getting sick i always get really tired and i can usually spend the rest of the time that my stomach hurts sleeping and i was wondering if this is normal and happens to anyone else
Posted 22 July 2005 - 06:14 PM
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