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hubicka

Member Since 04 Oct 2012
Offline Last Active Nov 10 2012 01:30 PM
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In Topic: Is Craving Food A Symptom Of Celiac Disease?

10 November 2012 - 07:44 AM

I also had this. It could seriously put down 5-6 slices of pizza for example and go back to get more even when I was full to the point of being sick. Its like my stomache and brain did not communicate. If I got hungry and was delayed/denied food I became the biggest B to ever walk the earth! It turns out that the celiac was causing some vitamin deficiancies. The jury is still out on the blood sugar issues but since cutting gluten and supplementing for my deficiancies, I am so much better. I only eat 2 slices of gluten free pizza and Im satisfied.


I sympathise absolutely - previously I have almost made myself sick by eating so much but I really had no idea at all that I was full! I ate a chicken burger and then straight after felt still hungry so I started eating a sandwich and half way through felt like I was going to be sick, it took me a bit of time to realise it was because I was so full but my brain wasn't 'sensing' it at all!

In Topic: Is Craving Food A Symptom Of Celiac Disease?

09 November 2012 - 02:01 PM

I have always wondered about diabetes, since I was about 13 I've had terrible problems with blood sugar. Sometimes (often) within less than 2 hours after eating I will be shaky, weak, light headed. I always feel like I have low blood sugar levels, so I bought a blood glucose monitor which either shows elevated or normal glucose levels. Sometimes I'll be shaking and very dizzy and weak, but my blood glucose is actually high! I even feel physically sick, sometimes even being close to being sick, until I get some sugar.
Doctors won't take me seriously at all, however, I had fasting bloods done years ago which came back normal.

In Topic: Is Craving Food A Symptom Of Celiac Disease?

09 November 2012 - 02:52 AM

I have just been to have my blood taken, should find out within 5-7 days :) The doctor seemed to think I may have IBS though. And yes I am eating gluten again, since about 6 or 7 weeks ago. Even less than 2 hours after eating a substantial amount of food i'm physically hungry... rumbly tummy, shaky.

In Topic: What Are The Chances Of Blood Test Not Showing Celiac Disease

08 November 2012 - 09:29 AM

Thanks for the advice :)
I had stopped eating wheat for a few weeks (during which time my tummy was much better) and then started eating gluten again for the test (since 6 weeks ago). Symptoms seemed even worse than before for many many weeks (the bloating and gas was unreal!!) but is settling down a bit now so really not sure what to think. Hopefully the test will shed some light!

In Topic: Gluten Free

06 October 2012 - 04:28 AM

Don't do it. I went off gluten for a week after my blood tests, not realizing I needed to be on it for the endoscopy. I'm much more sensitive now even after that short time. Not feeling well at all.

So don't do it. Just wait until after the endoscopsy.


I agree, I had stopped eating it for 9 days and then dr told me i had to eat it again for 6 weeks before I could have a blood test/endescopy and when I started eating it again i felt awful, especially the first few days back on it