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For the first time in probably 20 years my freshly diagnosed (8 months ago) celiac husband has not suffered from fall airborne allergies. We have always dreaded the beginning of both fall and spring due to the intense allergies he suffered from. I have NEVER known him to open windows and screen doors to let air into the house. He does not now react to fresh cut flowers or plants in the house, which I had given up on ever being able to have inside. Truly shocking! This absolutely proves to me how related all these immune system issues are.

Another huge improvement--he suffered from constant breakouts of hives, which no doctor could ever figure out how to handle. We used to buy zyrtec constantly to handle the allergies and hives (along with flonase and eye drops) and this is on cautious hold. The biggest test will be spring time and the allergies that are always fierce that come along with that change of season.

I have become a pro gluten-free bread baker, and enjoy throwing different mixtures of flours together each loaf to make new creations. (love that bread machine) We have not found the transition to eating gluten free a problem at all. Gluten free ingredients have become mainstream in the large grocery stores here--I find pastas and flours in a large section of dedicated shelving in our Giant Eagle store. I also buy flours in Indian and Chinese groceries, when I have time for an extra trip.

Just wanted to share some good news for a change!

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Wow! Such good news! I'm so happy to hear that your husband is doing well and that you've had an easy transition to the gluten-free lifestyle.

Thanks for sharing--good news is always welcome! :D

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What great news! I also suffer from allergies. I used to take Flonase and Fexofenodrine (generic Allegra). Now I only have to take the Fexofenodrine. I'm so happy to be off the nasal spray so I know how your husband feels. It's so great to open the windows and let the fresh air in!

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