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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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About Rhea48

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  1. Can Anyone Help Me?

    I have hypothyroidism, and celiac. My lactose intolerance has disappeared since making the following dietary changes. I agree with the posters who suggest that you might have hypothyroidism. You have all the classic symptoms. If you cannot tolerate gluten, you should strive to be 100% gluten free. Celiacs are generally lactose intolerant. This often disappears once you rid your diet of all gluten products. Another irritant that is found in most chocolate and many other products that are labelled gluten free is soy lecithin. Check the labels of all commercially prepared foods, as many if not most contain soy lecithin. I suspect, although have yet to confirm that the ingredient labelled soy lecithin is actually a wheat by-product. Many soya sauces are made from fermented wheat. I was an avid consumer of Prevacid and other prescription medications until I made these dietary changes.