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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 FREE Celiac.com email alerts   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) 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 Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.


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  1. I have never heard of stinging nettle infusion. Can you tell me where you purchase it and how many times a week you drink it. I want to give it a try and see if it helps my energy level. Thanks! Melissa
  2. pturse I also had that problem, getting up 3-5 times a night to use the restroom. My doctor suggested that this could be caused from other food intolerances and I have tried to really watch my diet besides gluten. I basically have tried to exclude nuts, dairy, corn and gluten and I have stopped getting up at night. This is the first time in years that I have not gotten up to go to the restroom all night and it is great!!!! The other night I ate some popcorn without thinking and I was up half of the night. I also get night sweats and these have stopped unless I eat something I shouldn't. Hope this helps! Melissa
  3. Has anyone ever tried these hemp hearts? My energy is extremly low, although I really try to stay gluten-free. If they work I am want to purchase them but I don't want to spend more money on something that does not make a difference. Does anyone have any other suggestions on getting your energy back up...I feel like I am 90 years old half of the time. Thanks!
  4. I have been experiencing extreme fatigue, muscle twitches, foggy brain, staring spells, body stiffness, aching body, head itching and loose stools for quite some time. I have been to many doctors and have not received any help. Recently a friend told me about celiac disease and I stopped eating anything with gluten in it. Since the change in diet I feel so much better. Can anyone tell me if they have experienced any of these symptoms? I have read that with celiac disease, it greatly affects your stomach and it is not my main symptom. I had loose stools but not severe diarrhea. I am not sure if I should see a doctor for confirmation or just continue the diet as long as I am feeling better. Thanks in advance for your help!