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i am always tired. my doctors says i am anemic. are any of you?

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Have your doctors tested you? or is this just an opinion. Every doctor I've ever been in my lifetime asks and thinks I must be anemic. I've never been diagnosed and was recently tested and it came up negative. Anemia is a common problem among people with celiac disease. Other things to be tested for if your energy is low are thyroid and adrenal function. My sister had energy and sleep problems and was diagnosed with adrenal fatigue. Now that she is treating it, her energy is up and sleep patterns are normalizing. It took me a good long while being gluten-free before my energy levels got back to normal. Wasn't tested for anything so I don't know what was going on but it can take the small intestine a while to heal and be up to normal absorbtion capacity. I was almost up to being able to have a normal daily routine but not quite, after almost 2 years gluten-free so I went in and got tested for a few things to see what's still holding me back. Good luck getting to the bottom of it. Insist on tests even if your doctor is reluctant. I have recently and even if they came back negative, at least I know. It gave me peace of mind and further direction.


Me: GLUTEN-FREE 7/06, multiple food allergies, T2 DIABETES DX 8/08, LADA-Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults, Who knew food allergies could trigger an autoimmune attack on the pancreas?! 1/11 Re-DX T1 DM, pos. DQ2 Celiac gene test 9/11

Son: ADHD '06,

neg. CELIAC PANEL 5/07

ALLERGY: "positive" blood and skin tests to wheat, which triggers his eczema '08

ENTEROLAB testing: elevated Fecal Anti-tissue Transglutaminase IgA Dec. '08

Gluten-free-Feb. '09

other food allergies

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I was exhausted all the time. Could sleep 10 hours at night and still wake up feeling exhausted. This gradually went away with the gluten-free diet. I am about 7 months into it, and I'm not quite back to normal, but 8 months ago I couldn't make it through one day without crashing. And I wake up feeling like I actually rested.

You could be anemic, you could have some deficiencies, you could have thyroid, or you could simply be healing, but I would definitely agree with the other poster to get some stuff checked out. By the time I went to the doctor again, I was about 5 months in, and things were getting better. But I had started on B12 supplements (sublingual) and was catching a few more rays (vitamin D). So, who knows what the problem was. They did a complete thyroid panel, b12, and vit D, but everything was normal.

I let my body rest when it needed to. It really was hard to do, but after I while I quit fighting it and realized that my body was healing and was pulling all my energy to do so. It's been close to two months now where I haven't felt I needed a nap mid afternoon, although sometimes I just have to sit for a few minutes to rest.


Be yourself, everyone else is taken.

Oscar Wilde

Gluten free November 2007

IgA Deficient, Neg Bloodwork, Double DQ2 Positive

Dietary and Genetic Diagnosis June 2, 2008

Soy free Jan 09

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Have your doctors tested you? or is this just an opinion. Every doctor I've ever been in my lifetime asks and thinks I must be anemic. I've never been diagnosed and was recently tested and it came up negative. Anemia is a common problem among people with celiac disease. Other things to be tested for if your energy is low are thyroid and adrenal function. My sister had energy and sleep problems and was diagnosed with adrenal fatigue. Now that she is treating it, her energy is up and sleep patterns are normalizing. It took me a good long while being gluten-free before my energy levels got back to normal. Wasn't tested for anything so I don't know what was going on but it can take the small intestine a while to heal and be up to normal absorbtion capacity. I was almost up to being able to have a normal daily routine but not quite, after almost 2 years gluten-free so I went in and got tested for a few things to see what's still holding me back. Good luck getting to the bottom of it. Insist on tests even if your doctor is reluctant. I have recently and even if they came back negative, at least I know. It gave me peace of mind and further direction.

yes i did. it came bacl positive for low iron. i also have hyperthyroid issues with high liver enzymes.

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I was exhausted all the time. Could sleep 10 hours at night and still wake up feeling exhausted. This gradually went away with the gluten-free diet. I am about 7 months into it, and I'm not quite back to normal, but 8 months ago I couldn't make it through one day without crashing. And I wake up feeling like I actually rested.

You could be anemic, you could have some deficiencies, you could have thyroid, or you could simply be healing, but I would definitely agree with the other poster to get some stuff checked out. By the time I went to the doctor again, I was about 5 months in, and things were getting better. But I had started on B12 supplements (sublingual) and was catching a few more rays (vitamin D). So, who knows what the problem was. They did a complete thyroid panel, b12, and vit D, but everything was normal.

I let my body rest when it needed to. It really was hard to do, but after I while I quit fighting it and realized that my body was healing and was pulling all my energy to do so. It's been close to two months now where I haven't felt I needed a nap mid afternoon, although sometimes I just have to sit for a few minutes to rest.

i am seeing endcrinologist.

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Also consider the possibility of other food allergies. I'm 2.5 years gluten-free, but still suffering from fatigue. It's much better than before I was diagnosed with celiac, but I'm still more tired than most people.

Recently, I went on a very restrictive diet (basically nothing but meat, veggies and rice, and my energy level and sleepiness have improved significantly.

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