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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. Wow! So comforting to hear. Thank you very much. I went to Urgent Care today and the doctor I saw didn't even know what Celiac Disease was. He said, "You've been diagnosed for a while, you should know how going off the diet will effect you." I was so frustrated! And, I was only diagnosed in February... Anyway, thanks so much!
  2. I was diagnosed with celiac disease about 5 months ago and have been trying my hardest to be gluten free since then. I have had a few times where I have accidently ingested gluten and paid for it, but lately I'm not sure what's going on. I ate at a lot of restaurants the past week because my friend was visiting, and since she left I have done nothing but sleep for the past 3 days. However, while I sleep I have been having this crazy feeling that I can only describe as a seizure... although I have never had one I would imagine it would be like this. I am awake but cannot move at all and cannot speak. My insides feel like they are vibrating from my chest to my head and I can't move. I can HEAR the vibration inside me. The worst part is, I want so badly to be able to scream for help and/or nudge my sleeping boyfriend. I am worried, and really not even sure if this is related to celiac or not. Has this happened to anyone else? Or does anyone know what this could be called?