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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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  1. Hello. I'm new to this site. This is my first post. I've been gluten free for 13 months. It took me almost 3 months until my stomach got under control. It felt like it was never going to feel better at first. So, hang in there. A lot of other things cleared up during those first few months such as migraine headaches, arrhythmia (atrial flutter), rash, adult acne, hypoglycemia, dizziness, constant fatigue, weakness, and muscle twitches. Now, I can say that I actual feel like a normal person. Howerver, if I get glutened, the symptoms are really terrible and can last for 10 days or more. The terrible stomach burning starts a few hours after being glutened, then nausea, dizziness, foggiest, and weakness. It makes it impossible to exercise. The reason I'm describing all this is because right now I'm experiencing them. I must have eaten something yesterday that had gluten in it. Does anyone have some ideas on how to relieve some of the symptoms of glutening? I hate the suffering. Thanks!