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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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  1. Many thanks for your kind and insightful replies! You both know your gene types! I am amazed, I did not know one could figure this out! where do you do that? It is just a hypothesis, I am not sure whether the genes made me that sensitive. I hope we all find out what is causing this stuff, and even better, get healthy. As for now I am very happy and thankful that this great place exist. It is great to know I am not alone. I do take additional vitamins including a lot of B's and calcium, so I guess I am OK in that respect. Thanks again!
  2. I have been lurking this forum for quite a while now and I have noticed that many people have the same intolerances as I do That is, a lot of people cannot eat grains (including rice) nightshade legumes and dairy. I wonder how this is possible, is it a lectin problem, do we share genetic make up and are we simply not build for these? Does anyone have an idea? I would like to know whether there are more people that share my tolerances; I can eat yam, sweet potato, squash, most seeds except sesame, walnuts, most vegetables, all meat but beef, some fish, most fruits, all oil do you have experience with a treatment (alternative or otherwise) that you benefit from? I use fishoil, probiotics and digestive enzymes, especially hcl benefits me do you have other issues/diseases that may be related? I have IBS, hormone inbalances and blood sugar issues (allergy related), I had parasites but these are gone now I hope that people respond, I think we may learn from eachothers experiences!