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I've been gluten-free and CF for two months now and I really haven't noticed any major changes. I was only experiencing minor digestive issues which are improved somewhat but not in a big way. When i've inadvertently gotten casein, i"ve noticed right away with body issues (headache, joint pain, sleepiness). Since i've been so good with the gluten, a part of me is tempted to just try a piece of bread. NOT to say I can then have it in my daily life...just to see what happens...almost hoping to have a bad reaction to help me know that my body must be getting better even if I feel the same. Anyone else ever do this? I never had diarrhea before from gluten, or nausea, but i've read alot of people having this reaction when "glutened". Did you have that problem beforehand or was that new after being gluten-free for a while? I'm curious to test this in myself...but also scared, lol!

thanks,

Liz

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I do not think two months is enough time to heal. If you want to heal you should not risk anything just to see what would happen.

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That's one of the reasons I thought it wouldn't be so bad to test now as the reaction may not kill me :) I'm not saying it's "smart", but I keep reading about people getting deathly ill...and I just want to know what MY body will do. Maybe my reaction will be more like I have with casein...it would just be nice to know ahead of time.

I do not think two months is enough time to heal. If you want to heal you should not risk anything just to see what would happen.

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I should add that I have recently been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue and hypothyroid--so i'm assuming that that is how the gluten manifested itself for me. Thing is, none of those symptoms have improved since going gluten-free either, but I am starting hypo meds and have been taking hydrocortisone for adrenal fatigue for past 5 months which has helped incredibly with my energy and ability to handle stress.

Were you diagnosed via bloodwork/biopsy for Celiac?

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