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Glutens gotta go

Member Since 23 Apr 2014
Offline Last Active May 18 2014 04:56 PM

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In Topic: Urticaria And Celiac

16 May 2014 - 07:39 AM

coincidental that these 2 subjects are listed together....because  i have had cold urticaria since my teens, i am now 32. also, i tested positive for the dq8 celiac gene (in the process of other testing to get diagnosis). Also, around the same time , my 6 year old son started showing signs of cold urticaria- although his is much worse than mine ever was. he has since been diagnosed with allergies to grass, dog dander and cold. His ped started him on a daily allergy pill around one month ago, but he is still showing signs of celiac....most obvious hands and feet tingling and headache. i want to have him tested for gluten allergy, as my gut (no pun intended) tells me that he has celiac too. what are your thoughts

In Topic: Does Dq8 Positive=Celiac For Certain?

12 May 2014 - 11:42 AM

THANKS to all for your input. I am just trying to find my way in this new,foreign world. Just to verify that i didnt overlook "antibody" testing i did call my doc. For some reason, they said that they will do it, upon request and pre-payment.  I dont really understand why they didnt do it with all the other testing.  Plus, i have been off gluten for 4 weeks. 

I am so confused and just seem to feel progressively worse and worse. I have a headache Every single day. I dont know  what to do next.

In Topic: Withdrawal Symptoms

11 May 2014 - 09:17 AM

Well Ive read a lot online that people can experience headaches and fatigue along with some other symptoms when stopping gluten because the wheat actually contains a substance that acts like an opiate to the brain, kind of like quitting caffeine, the body needs time to adjust. So I guess Im curious to find out how other people felt after quitting gluten and how long their symptoms lasted.

I have been recently diagnosed with Celiac and ive been gluten-free for around 4 weeks now.  i have had a headache Every single day.i have always gotten headaches quite frequently, but Nothing like this. my doctor put me on a ton of supplements which i have now stopped for 2 weeks. He suggests taht i start 1 back at a time, for 3 days to rule out headache causes.

So my queston is, is this just something i need to get used to. i am miserable! even more so than before my diagnosis. and nsaids (i take too many, i know) upset my stomach so bad now. Do i just suffer through the headache and take nothing? 

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