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I've read some old posts on here about withdrawal symptoms, so I feel pretty confident that is what I'm going through, but I guess I need validation...

I am sooo lethargic. Despite the fact that I could barely keep my eyes open yesterday evening, I slept very little last night. Yesterday afternoon, I felt very light-headed and had to sit down a couple of times to prevent a fall. I've also had a craving for gluten that I've never experienced. I have to force myself to walk away from certain foods, and I almost feel a pain when I do. I feel weak and on edge all the time. I can barely stand talking to other people, particularly today. (One week gluten-free).

Of course, I'm still waiting to hear back from my doctor's office on my blood test, taken a week ago today. However, everything I've read tells me that it doesn't matter what the blood test says, I need to stay off of gluten.

On a positive note, my rash is getting better!

Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

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I've read some old posts on here about withdrawal symptoms, so I feel pretty confident that is what I'm going through, but I guess I need validation...

I am sooo lethargic. Despite the fact that I could barely keep my eyes open yesterday evening, I slept very little last night. Yesterday afternoon, I felt very light-headed and had to sit down a couple of times to prevent a fall. I've also had a craving for gluten that I've never experienced. I have to force myself to walk away from certain foods, and I almost feel a pain when I do. I feel weak and on edge all the time. I can barely stand talking to other people, particularly today. (One week gluten-free).

Of course, I'm still waiting to hear back from my doctor's office on my blood test, taken a week ago today. However, everything I've read tells me that it doesn't matter what the blood test says, I need to stay off of gluten.

On a positive note, my rash is getting better!

Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

Hang tight on the gluten avoidance. It's all one day at a time. After several weeks and feeling alive for the first time in years, finally slept after several years of insomnia. Then lactose intolerance reared its ugly head, and systems clogged. Also avoided all grains in an effort to curb inflammation. You may have some other "food" issues. :o It is a personal journey (and a puzzle) for each of us...but you are not alone.

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Sounds like withdrawals to me. There was nothing on the internet that could have prepared me for the withdrawal symptoms. 2 straight weeks of feeling like a Mack truck ran me over. I felt so exhausted, had bizarre dreams, nauseated, strange BM's, out of control hunger. I only kept reading about withdrawals lasting 3 days. Well, 3 days was just the beginning for me. It was rough. But, worth it ;) Good luck, it will pass.

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Hang in there! As the previous posters said it is a personal journey. I had withdrawal symptoms for almost 3 solid weeks and then a bit more after that.

Hang in there and DO NOT GIVE UP! I am almost 4 months gluten free now and am still working on it.

(((((((((hugs)))))))))

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Yep, I dont even know if I have celiac, but I think I do judging by the fact that I am 5 days gluten free and I have Gluten dreams, lightheadedness, EXTREME HUNGER, gas, bloating, fatigue, and to top it off shortness of breath You arent alone, I am panicking and freaking out about this too, because I dont eve know if this is what I have.

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