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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. Happy birthday and may God bless you today!

  2. I've also read a similar theory linked to the effect of vitamin C in combatting scurvy (thinning of the arteries) It suggested that cholesterol in evolutionary terms was the bodies way of strengthening the arteries when vitamin C was in shorter supply ie. during periods of extreme cold. Not sure about the validity of this and can't remember where I got it from but it's certainly interesting.
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  4. Hi Darko, I occasionally suffer from shortness of breath too. My doctor said that the likelihood was that it was a result of the poor vit and mineral absorption because of damaged intestines. I know you say you take a multivitamin but even these can be poorly absorbed. I think my shortness of breath arises due to me getting slightly anemic sometimes. To alleviate this I make sure I have a higher than usual intake of Iron as well as sub lingual B vitamins, particularly b12 and folic acid (sublingual which passes directly into your body rather than having to be digested by your damaged intestines). Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale and cabbage are also great against anemia especially if they're raw (cooking can destroy a great deal of the vitamin content). You may not be anemic but I think the shortness of breath comes as a result of poor vit digestion so as your intestines recover so should your breathlessness. All the best Tom
  5. Spanish Phrases

    Hey Debmidge, My Spanish isn't great but I live in the Canary islands so I've had to learn numerous phrases to explain coeliac's disease to Spanish friends, chefs etc. The above phrases would translate roughly as 1) El paciente siga un r