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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 have had so much blood work.I am a little low in my D vit ,my iron is always off usually .I have to much but I only Cary ony gene for iron over load so every Dr I see insist I can't have that sorry can't spell the name of that one.lol.My primary say I only have a few trigger points for fibromyalgia my Gi is testing me for other things like IFBD or refractory Celiac I just feel like I am chasing a ghost .I guess I had a positive rna at 1 point but it was very low and nothing ever came of it.
  2. Hello I have had Celiac for about a year and a half. I am having constant chronic fatigue , and Insomnia despite being gluten free since my diagnosis.I also have been getting muscle weakness and pain in my arms to the point that I can't hold my hands over my head not all the time it comes and goes. I have weeks I feel fine no problems ,and then it hits me.I am so sick .I feel like a crazy person .I am 39 and have been healthy, very active ,and a fit person before Celiacs. I am just trying to see if anyone has symptoms similar to mine.I have seen a ton of Dr one Dr thought I might have iron over load but the Hematologist mixed that .Any thoughts Help please
  3. I was very recently diagnosed with celiac last Thursday actually and all the info is overwhelming . I am a hairstylists and work with wheat filled chemicals all day....... I had no idea how many things had wheat in them I thought I would give up gluten and that would be it, but not so. I am not sure how much the chemical at my job effected me seems like I would accidently contaminating my self all day do I have to find another profession now . anyone have any thoughts or is any one else living with the same problem. kind of stumped as what to do. I am all ready sick , worrying about how I will manage all the changes in my life.