• Announcements

    • admin

      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


  • Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About JaneG

  • Rank
    New Community Member
  1. This is a useful thread, thanks Kamma for your reply. I have gone gluten free as a last ditch effort to cure my chronic fatigue - I have done everything else and my Doctors are less than useless, refusing tests unless there are really obvious signs of anything like thyroid, gluten etc. I am having to go it alone because they depress me so much and make me feel I am insane. Almost a month in, just like above, finding the way of eating easy and pleasurable and not craving bread at all - perhaps because I have learned a lot from the raw food movement. I did high raw for a while but could never give up bread! Sadly, I feel absolutely dreadful. I sleep more than ever; sometimes feel sick; have severe headaches and neck ache; can't think straight; can't function and today I am angry as well. I am wondering if it is worth it and if I am just clutching at straws. Last year I thought I was healed of chronic fatigue and then it came back, but now much worse since starting this, though the first week was good and I felt I was on the right track. I need some hope. I have searched so many sites and forums and all I see over and over are these wonder stories of people losing a stone in the first 4 weeks (I have got heavier) and suddenly having all this energy...and I feel like an oddball, like there is something wrong with me and maybe I shouldn't be doing this and it's all rubbish, etc. But it really does feel like my last hope of recovery. Any advice, links to articles/sites about difficulties would be gratefully received. Thank you