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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. Here are some other great gluten-free products that are completely natural - Real Purity Cosmetics - http://www.realpurity.com/ Aubrey (not all of their products are gluten-free, but a lot of them are and they are labeled as such) - http://www.aubrey-organics.com/default.aspx Honeybee Gardens - http://www.honeybeegardens.com/ Vapour Cosmetics - http://www.vapourbeauty.com/
  2. Thank you! I am going to have the tests done ASAP!
  3. Thank you so much for replying. Yes, my doctor said that even though I "flunked" the GT he didn't think I have diabetes. More like Insulin Resistance I guess. I am definitely leaning towards Celiac though for the real cause of all my symptoms. It all started when I was a toddler and began eating solid food. No one new what celiac disease was back in the 1980's, so my mother had no idea that I shouldn't have been eating gluten.
  4. Hi everyone, I am new to this forum and I am hoping I can get some help. I think I may have celiac, but it could very well be something else... Have any of you experienced the following symptoms - Alternating constipation/Diarrhea Gas and bloating chronic rash in groin area swollen lymph nodes in groin area and sometimes behind ears and on back of neck or lower jaw line PCOS/Endometriosis symptoms Weight gain dry irritated eyes Nausea Chlorine taste in mouth and smell chlorine around you. Dizzy to the point that the room is literally spinning. I have been to the doctor and gotten many blood tests and most of them have come back "normal". I did however flunk (this is the term my doctor used) the Glucose Tolerance test and when I did a salivary hormone test my Progesterone, DHEA and Cortisol levels were below normal. I have been taking Iodoral for my thyroid (which is underactive) and started on some natural supplements to treat the PCOS symptoms. But, so far I only feel better part of the time. Anyways, sorry to go on and on. I am just looking for some help so any feedback is appreciated. Thanks! V