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Did Anyone Else Have This Issue?

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Sorry if this sounds silly but I've lost my fullness radar since going gluten free. What I mean is my stomach normally hurt because I've always had stomach cramps, gas and bloating after eating. I mentioned to my mother the other day I'm so used to having a stomach ache or heartburn pretty much all the time that it seems foreign to not have one. However, now I seem to want to eat all the time because I don't think

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I don't know how long you have been gluten free, but some people become ravenously hungry as they heal. I speculate it is the body trying to heal you and make up for lost time. I lost my appetite and never wanted to eat at all but I made myself eat. Then a few months later I got the "ravenously hungry" stage. It was strange to be eating so much and not feeling bad. What I have read on here from people who had a similar experience as yours is- just go with it. Your body is trying to heal and you should feed it when it asks you for food. The stage passes as you heal. I'm not an expert, just telling you what I have read here when others have had this happen to them.

Hope your healing goes well.

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I have dh & never had too much bad GI symptoms & I've never had a weight problem unless you want to say I had a lack of weight problem. I always ate throughout the day ~~~ 5 small meals per day & like that. When I went gluten free I became horrendously RAVENOUS 24/7. I could eat a large breakfast & within 1 hour I was starving again. It still happens but to a lesser degree. I just chalked it up to my body (gut) healing & it's trying to get the nutrition I've been behind on. I had no choice but to go with the flow & I have. I have not gained one ounce yet (but I could benefit from at least 5 lbs.). I'm still hoping.

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I can relate. I thought it was because corn, potatoe and white rice are so starchy so I'm trying a low carb diet but I'm still learning it. I've gained 10-12 lbs and dont want /need to keep gaining. I go to bed hungry at night! But I know I've eaten plenty.

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When I first got diagnosed, if it wasn't nailed down, I was eating it.

I put on 12 pounds in a heartbeat. It did pass eventauly.

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If you read a book called "Eating Less: Say Goodbye To Overeating" by Gillian Riley, she states that when you are aware that some food are forbidden, then your mind gets fixated on breaking free because it's aware of the new restrictions. The book can probably help you regulate your eating so you don't put on any weight without dieting. Hope this helps!

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holy cow, this explains my extreme hunger too..

Since my stomach has stopped hurting like yours I am always feeling like I am hungry..something I rarely felt before because it was overshadowed with pain and bloating.

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