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I have been diagnosed with celiac disease for over 2 years and I have been suffering ever since with depression. I am having problems finding an antidepressant that does not contain any wheat or gluten. I am currently taking St Johns Wart but I do not feel that these are having an effect. Please could someone recommend an antidepressant that they have had success with taking.

Hope someone can help

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I have been taking Zoloft. I won't say that it cures all of the depression, but I take a small dose and I really don't want to increase the amount that I take. I have read on here that Zoloft can casuse Collangeous Colitis, but the doctor says that he doesn't believe this to be true. I have developed Microscopic Colitis, since I have been taking it, but it may not have anything to do with the Zoloft. Good Luck!

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paxil and xanax are gluten free too--i have taken both---its normal to be depressed too--its a lifestyle change we have to make and we mourn food--i read that we celiacs are addicted to gluten and we crave it--dont feel alone--you have to look at the plus side of things--you are alive--going gluten-free you are lowering your chance of stomach cancer, there is still a wide variety of foods you can eat and food definately does not keep us from having a good time--live life one day at a time--dont live for tomorrow, live for today and remember, we celiacs can do anything that anyone else does--we can be just as healthy, with some hard work--keep your chin up----deb

Deb

Long Island, NY

Double DQ1, subtype 6

We urge all doctors to take time to listen to your patients.. don't "isolate" symptoms but look at the whole spectrum. If a patient tells you s/he feels as if s/he's falling apart and "nothing seems to be working properly", chances are s/he's right!

"The calm river of your life approaches the rocky chute of the rapids - flow on through. You are the same water. The rocks cannot hurt you. Remember, now and then, that you are the water and not the boat. Flow on!

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