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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. Hair Loss

    Yes, I have experienced the exact same thing. I am really upset about it. My hair had to be chopped off at my chin because I loss so much. I have regrowth now, but I think it is still thinning. I haven't cheated on my diet, but I've noticed here and there things containing gluten. For example, I started taking a pytovitamin and noticed after about 3 months that gluten was an ingredient. I think that is what caused my intial hair loss and 3 months later I am finally rebounding. I am perplexed and the other things. I have break outs of acne more now than ever too.
  2. Itchy Skin

    What do you guys do for itchy relief? It usually takes about an hour for me to feel not compelled to cut off my skin. I scratch so much it turns to welts. I stand in the shower and let cold water run on my legs. I take allergy pills like allertec. I the put DML lotion on and stand in front of the fan. It's unbarable. There is usually no rhyme or reason for the itchiness.
  3. Eyesight Changing ?

    I was diagnosed Celiac disease in December 2012. I have been Gluten free for 3 months. I had an eye exam yesterday and my eyesight has improved. Changed by .50 and I have been where contacts for 15 years. My Optometrist said she's never seen that before.