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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. I have MS and i sometimes get a sensation that goes down the back of my neck. It feels like when you get your reflexes checked. Like a buzzing electrical jolt. It's called L'Hermmittes sign i think. It happens especially if you bend your head forward.
  2. Ridiculous Conversations

    It was actually suggested to me awhile back when i was feeling nauseaus from getting glutened somehow to try eating some toast to settle my stomach!!! I said i can't eat that it will kill me! She said well i didn't think 1or2 pieces would bother you too much! That was my MOTHER! So frustrating dealing with people that just don't get it!
  3. Favorite Emergency Food

    So many great ideas from everyone. I feel like i finally have some options. I'm so tired of always eating the same thing. Thanks
  4. Need To Vent About My Own Stupidity!

    Thanks Jaimie for the advice and your thoughts. I have found a couple recipes for chinese food so if i want it that bad again i will try them. Thank you, Nancy:)
  5. Need To Vent About My Own Stupidity!

    I was extremely stupid last week and ate some chinese food. I broke out with a rash on my toes and ankles along with some blister type sores. It burned alot. I have had celiac disease for 8 mos.. Whenever i have been glutened i get the bloating, gas, headache, stomach ache and i have on going constipation. I know how stupid i was but i love chinese food and thought i could deal with it. I have learned that it is not worth it! Is there such thing as mourning the food that you loved but can no longer eat? I know that sounds foolish but thats how i feel when i watch my family and friends eat whatever they want. But this really scared me and i learned my lesson. My feet are still healing. Thanks
  6. My cycles have been all messed up. I'll have it one month normal then the next month i don't have it but i have all the symptoms. Next month i have two periods. I've read celiac messes with your cycles so i just try to deal with it. Just one more inconvenience of having issues with gluten. Haha
  7. I want to thank everyone who responded to my post i really appreciate all your feedback. I don't know anyone else with celiacs. Alot of the time i feel like people think i am exaggerating about how i don't want any food with gluten around me. Trying to explain that a simple crumb can make me sick. When food gets brought into the house like pizza by my teenage boys makes me cringe. It's just nice to have people that understand and know more about the disease than i do. I can tell you all are going to be invaluable to me and i thank you.
  8. You are all inspiring and i thank you for that. I have had MS for 26 years and Celiac for 8mos.. There is so much to learn about gluten. It all can be so overwhelming some days. Having one autoimmune disease was enough for me. No one ever told me that having one autoimmune disease put you at risk for developing more. So thank you for your posts they are all encouraging. Nancy
  9. Sailing Along Then....wham!

    I can definitly relate to what your talking about and it is very frustrating. It happened to me this morning. I had a cup of coffee like i always do with nothing different in it and within 30 min. i was all bloated with an aching in my stomach. I wish this was easier to deal with.