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What are the actual symptoms? I don't have problems other than heartburn, GERD and brusing. Anyone with the same symptoms? The blood test was negitive, but having been on Atkins I know how I feel with and without gluten in my diet. At one time after eating foods containing gluten my stomach burned so bad it hurt to just drink water.

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What are the actual symptoms? I don't have problems other than heartburn, GERD and brusing. Anyone with the same symptoms? The blood test was negitive, but having been on Atkins I know how I feel with and without gluten in my diet. At one time after eating foods containing gluten my stomach burned so bad it hurt to just drink water.

I asked my dr for a test for celiac disease today but obviously I need to have the blood tests done before I get the results back. One of my symptoms is terrible acid reflux and I know that certain foods seem to trigger it more than others such as weetabix, toast etc.

I tried the paleo diet briefly, the lower carb version, and found that my acid reflux vanished. I was also less hungry than when I ate a mostly carb/wheat/bread/pasta/cereals etc based diet (that would be a good thing for me as I tend to over eat and am obese at the present time). Oddly I was also much less grumpy. I noticed after putting wheat back in that I get very irritable after eating it lol.

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What are the actual symptoms? I don't have problems other than heartburn, GERD and brusing. Anyone with the same symptoms? The blood test was negitive, but having been on Atkins I know how I feel with and without gluten in my diet. At one time after eating foods containing gluten my stomach burned so bad it hurt to just drink water.

Here's a list of symtoms

http://glutenfreeworks.com/gluten-disorders/celiac-disease/symptom-guide/

Good luck :rolleyes:

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And remember, current estimates indicate for every 1 celiac, there are an additional 5-8 (depending on which research and/or opinion you read) non-celiac gluten intolerants! Just because bloodwork comes back negative, doesn't mean this protein isn't a problem for your system. Trust your gut! Literally and figuratively! ;)

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Please work with a doctor. There are other diseases that also fall into these symptoms. The symptoms for Eosinophilic Esophagitus were the same as when my daughter was glutened and GERD. These symptoms suggest you should have an endoscope with biopsy.

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And remember, current estimates indicate for every 1 celiac, there are an additional 5-8 (depending on which research and/or opinion you read) non-celiac gluten intolerants! Just because bloodwork comes back negative, doesn't mean this protein isn't a problem for your system. Trust your gut! Literally and figuratively! ;)

Thank you so much. I have been eating gluten free and feel so much better. It seems as if gluten free products are now more readily avaiable now. I noticed that 3 of the grocery stores in my area now carry the products. Harris Teeter actually has labels on the shelf noting the gluten free product although they are so much more expensive. After I have dinner I keep waiting for that pain to occur but it dosn't. Life is good.

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I asked my dr for a test for celiac disease today but obviously I need to have the blood tests done before I get the results back. One of my symptoms is terrible acid reflux and I know that certain foods seem to trigger it more than others such as weetabix, toast etc.

I tried the paleo diet briefly, the lower carb version, and found that my acid reflux vanished. I was also less hungry than when I ate a mostly carb/wheat/bread/pasta/cereals etc based diet (that would be a good thing for me as I tend to over eat and am obese at the present time). Oddly I was also much less grumpy. I noticed after putting wheat back in that I get very irritable after eating it lol.

I have not seen the paleo diet, but I will look it up. Thank you!!!

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I asked my dr for a test for celiac disease today but obviously I need to have the blood tests done before I get the results back. One of my symptoms is terrible acid reflux and I know that certain foods seem to trigger it more than others such as weetabix, toast etc.

I tried the paleo diet briefly, the lower carb version, and found that my acid reflux vanished. I was also less hungry than when I ate a mostly carb/wheat/bread/pasta/cereals etc based diet (that would be a good thing for me as I tend to over eat and am obese at the present time). Oddly I was also much less grumpy. I noticed after putting wheat back in that I get very irritable after eating it lol.

Oh, I must try a gluten free diet myself then and see if it gets rid of my grumpiness, LOL! My son is on it at the moment. I didn't think I had a problem with it, but maybe I do as I get bad heartburn after wheatabix and heartburn in general a lot of the time - and am quite grumpy;).

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I have not seen the paleo diet, but I will look it up. Thank you!!!

Basically the full blown Paleo diet consists of no grains, no dairy and no legumes. The theory behind it is that the human body has not evolved to eat these 'neolithic foods' and so has problems digesting them. However, many do a modified version (ie they may take out all grains but still consume some dairy..which I do). Legumes I have never liked much anyway (other than garden peas) so never did eat a lot of those. In short it's a whole food diet...so meat, fish, nuts (except peanuts which are a legume), vegetables, fruits and if you are doing the higher carb version things like parsnips and starchy tubers are included.

Grains were not a regular part of the human diet until agriculture came into practice some 10 thousand years ago. For around 200'000 years before that humans would have consumed mostly meats, vegetables and fruits etc, but not many grains (and certainly not on a daily basis). Starchy tubers would have also been limited (very seasonal) and so the diet tended to be relatively lower in carbs then the diets we eat today. We certainly had no processed foods or a local McDonalds. However, its not the Atkin's diet. Due to the lower carb consumption people can confuse them. The diet includes more carbs etc than Atkin's does.

For practical reasons I do the modified Paleo. I also have a free day where I consume a small amount of processed food as a treat but still avoid anything wheat based since I get horrible stomach pain and gut acid as well as diarrhoea when I consume anything with wheat in. Considering how unwell I feel when I eat them the wheat based foods are not really all that nice to me now and I don't really miss them lol.

Actually I am glad to see the back of wheat in my diet! I never was all that fond of things like pasta and bread, I mostly ate them because the diet industry said they were healthy. And because I was raised on a whole food diet and with a brother who had celiac disease, going gluten and wheat free is like a trip back in time for me. A blast from the past so to speak lol. Whilst I ate small amounts of gluten and wheat as a child most family meals were gluten free so that my brother could eat them. I only started eating more processed, wheat and gluten when I left home. So I have merely gone back to many of the foods I loved as a child. Now I just need to see if I can remember any of my mums old recipes lol.

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