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Anxiety?

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Can anxiety be a gluten issue have any of you suffered with it related to celeiac??

I have been gluten-free for 1 day and it feel like the anxiety/nervouseness is worse not better??

what the heck is going on...

any advice would be great

Thank you so much


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Yes, anxiety is a very common symptom of celiac disease. As is withdrawal when you eliminate gluten. Not everybody experiences withdrawal, but the people who do can be feeling absolutely dreadful for up to two weeks.

The reason for that is, that gliadin (a part of the gluten) will act on the brain like an opioid, and when you stop eating it, it is like coming off street drugs.

So, even though it is no fun to go through it, withdrawal is confirmation that you are addicted to gluten, and that you are on the right track in eliminating it.


I am a German citizen, married to a Canadian 29 years, four daughters, one son, seven granddaughters and four grandsons, with one more grandchild on the way in July 2009.

Intolerant to all lectins (including gluten), nightshades (potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant) and salicylates.

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Yes, anxiety is a very common symptom of celiac disease. As is withdrawal when you eliminate gluten. Not everybody experiences withdrawal, but the people who do can be feeling absolutely dreadful for up to two weeks.

The reason for that is, that gliadin (a part of the gluten) will act on the brain like an opioid, and when you stop eating it, it is like coming off street drugs.

So, even though it is no fun to go through it, withdrawal is confirmation that you are addicted to gluten, and that you are on the right track in eliminating it.

Thank you so so much I had really doubts today being my second day gluten-free I feel yucky tired, headachey, anxious, just gross and was thinking to myself what the heck am I doing I felt better last week when I was eatting what I wanted but reading your post saved me throught today :D I will hang in there and fight throught this any good tips to help it the tight muscles and headches are not pleasent!!

thanky ou again so much


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Anxiety was one of my worst symptoms--I still get it when glutened.

It took a good 18 months after going gluten-free for me to notice a big change in my anxiety level.


Patti

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

"When people show you who they are, believe them"--Maya Angelou

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I had trouble with anxiety/depression after going off gluten. Taking vitamin D3 really helped. It is a common deficiency, particularly in celiacs after years of malabsorption, and vitamin D helps with depression. This website has some good info

www.vitamindcouncil.org that you could look at. It is amazing how many things improved after I went off gluten. Hang in there--you will feel better.


diagnosed with celiac disease in 2002--all test numbers off the charts

dairy free since 2000, soy free since 2007

other food intolerances: citrus, sesame, potatoes, corn, coffee

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I started having what I would call mild anxiety issues when I starting getting sick. They have resolved since I have been off gluten.

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What does everyone's ANXIETY look like?! How does it manifest in you?

Can anxiety be a gluten issue have any of you suffered with it related to celeiac??

I have been gluten-free for 1 day and it feel like the anxiety/nervouseness is worse not better??

what the heck is going on...

any advice would be great

Thank you so much

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Gosh, I am amazed at that you brought this up about anxiety! My last Dr. appt. She had asked me how i was feeling. I almost feel like I am going crazy. When someone talks It feels like they are never gonna quit talking. Im irritable beyond belief. I do not like crowds. I constantly feel shakey and nervous about things.

And all my test cam back normal.. I have a friend which took two years to diagnos him with celiac. The dr did prescribe Welbutrin. for anxiety or nerves. Ive only been taking it for 3 days. I have trying hard to cut gluten from my diet. I am trying to eat all fresh foods from the garden. I am also on the probiotics and essential enzymes.

I really think this has cut down on my nausea and not so irritable. I do need some advice on vitamins though.

losing 43 lbs since the end of May has made me feel very sluggish.

Thanks

T

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Gosh, I am amazed at that you brought this up about anxiety! My last Dr. appt. She had asked me how i was feeling. I almost feel like I am going crazy. When someone talks It feels like they are never gonna quit talking. Im irritable beyond belief. I do not like crowds. I constantly feel shakey and nervous about things.

And all my test cam back normal.. I have a friend which took two years to diagnos him with celiac. The dr did prescribe Welbutrin. for anxiety or nerves. Ive only been taking it for 3 days. I have trying hard to cut gluten from my diet. I am trying to eat all fresh foods from the garden. I am also on the probiotics and essential enzymes.

I really think this has cut down on my nausea and not so irritable. I do need some advice on vitamins though.

losing 43 lbs since the end of May has made me feel very sluggish.

Thanks

T

Hi T

that was me too I had lost 45lbs in a few months could barley walk from one room to the next nut hang in there it will get better take really good carre of your self force yourself to eat anything nutritious even fresh juices if you have a juicer fresh smoothies with greens in them toss in spinach and fruits parsley anything blend it all togetehr and drink it I found that easy to digest and full of vitamins that I desperately needed my Dr tried to perscribe "pills" to me too but I was too afraid to get hooked and glad now I stayed away but hey do what ever gets youthrough the rough patch right now I know it feels like a daily struggle but you will pull through stay strong keep clear minded meditate if you can do deep breathing it all helps calm your centre being...I hope this helps we are all here for you now go and whip up a smoothie!! he he


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Hi T

that was me too I had lost 45lbs in a few months could barley walk from one room to the next nut hang in there it will get better take really good carre of your self force yourself to eat anything nutritious even fresh juices if you have a juicer fresh smoothies with greens in them toss in spinach and fruits parsley anything blend it all togetehr and drink it I found that easy to digest and full of vitamins that I desperately needed my Dr tried to perscribe "pills" to me too but I was too afraid to get hooked and glad now I stayed away but hey do what ever gets youthrough the rough patch right now I know it feels like a daily struggle but you will pull through stay strong keep clear minded meditate if you can do deep breathing it all helps calm your centre being...I hope this helps we are all here for you now go and whip up a smoothie!! he he

YEAH a smoothie doesw sound great. Anything cold and icee sounds good. Sierra Mist really feels good in the stomach. Thanks

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