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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes


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About madlinmom

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  1. I know exactly how you feel. My husband has celiac disease, and we both try to stay as informed as possible. There are so many areas things that are out of control-from food labeling to cross-contamination, and so on. My husband goes out to eat every day at lunch, and many times he has to eat out for dinner as well. There are so many areas of hidden gluten, and he too suffers when he has ingested gluten. He becomes irrationally angry, and sleeps a lot. I find him incredibly difficult to be around as I am often the target of many of his tirades. After a few days he "comes to his senses" and feels bad. I am a patient person, and feel bad that this happens to him, but it comes to the point where I can't live like this. All these up and downs are SO frusterating!!! Has anyone else experienced this?
  2. Mood Swings?

    Thanks for your feedback. I am going to get them...
  3. Mood Swings?

    Thank you all for your replies. There is some comfort in knowing he is not the only to experience this. I will take your advice and try the B-6 and B-12 combo and see if that will help at all too... It's so difficult when these "attacks" happen because even he can't identify it until it passes, and then he can't believe how bad he felt and how difficult he was! Do any of you use the restaurant cards when dining out? Have these proven helpful? My husband eats out all the time, which is where some of these gluten issues arise. I was going to buy the cards, but wasn't sure if they were helpful for the restaurants?
  4. I am new to this board, and new to celiac disease in general...My husband has celiac disease, and I find that whenever he has accidentially ingested some sort of gluten, he suffers severe mood swings. He becomes a totally different person. Does this happen to anyone else? Are there any vitamin supplements or anything else that could be helpful in these situations?