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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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My husband took gluten out of his diet in Jan. for 2 weeks he felt better than ever.ever since- for the past few months, the slightest amout of gluten can cause him issues for days. even cross contamination. Instant mood swings, cannot reason or think, brain fog, feels like he is floating, numb lips and tongue ( just by being in a bakery). stomach gurggling, head pounding- then feeling hungover and depressed the next day. Does this sound like Celiac or an allergy? Also- since going off gluten, he now reacts to tomatoes, cinnamon, dairy, shellfish, and eggs. some the same way ( with lips and tongue getting numb) and some just make him a little gassy. we cannot get tested for celiac since he has been off gluten for a while now. and he never wants to touch it again. it just seems like every week some new allergy is coming up. we already took out sugar, dyes, perservatives, gmos, msg, and  high fructose corn syrup along with all of those allergy foods mentioned. He takes pro biotics and digestive enzymes when he eats and is seeing a chiropractor 2x a week.. but the slightest thing can make him miserable for days. also- found out that our 4 kids have intolerance to gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, corn, citrus, and shellfish. Does this sound genetic or  like leaky gut or Candida??? I have no issues though..Help please

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cavernio    9

Sounds like celiac. Note that celiacs have leaky guts too.

 

Make sure that your house and all your ingredients are gluten free. Eg: the cinnamon you have may have traces of gluten from manufacturing or from your own house.

Eggs and shellfish sound like regular allergies, but try washing your eggs well before cracking, and washing hands well after touching the carton too.

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