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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. I was so happy to read this. I have been gluten-free for about 6 month, the 1st 2 were tricky with finding gluten in things the wrong way, or not being careful when handling G foods and then my food. I have been feeling SOOOO good. Most of the time I get a headache within an hour followed by brain fog, then exhaustion 2-3 days later, I also have bathroom issues the next day. Yesterday I ate some stuffed zuchinni, I made it using perdue ground chicken and store brand pre shredded cheese. In an hour or so I could hardly keep my thoughts together, I went to play kickball (adult league- lots of fun) and noticed there was no one at the other teams dug out.....um they were in the outfield....then more dumb moves. Today I had severe diarreah followed by dizziness while attempting Zumba, sore knees and ankles. I quit class early and forced myself through the day. I was happy to read that others experience different reactions to gluten. It gave me comfort to know I am not the only one, and to help me determine that it was gluten that somehow got into my food. I find that white rice is helpful with my recovery, I also had a massage once when I 1st accidentally was glutened and it seemed ot help speed up recovery, make sense as they are detoxifying. I am considering an epsom salt bath. I have heard people suggest good bacteria from suppliments as well as yogurt.