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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? - 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

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I know that my Functional Medicine Nurse believed that there was.  My mother had great success with using The Feingold Diet for Hyperactive Children  to help my brother overcome hyperactivity back in the 70's.  Basically this diet excluded artificial flavors and colors.  I saw this work first hand and became certain of its usefulness.  I believe they have done further research and now believe it is better to also avoid refined sugar.   I really don't know of gluten information about it, but would leave that research to you.

 

If you have any questions about my experience with the diet I would be glad to help.  It was my mother that made the changes for my brother.  What they did, changed my life!  It had such a profound effect on me, in my young life, that I did a research paper on it in high school and still avoid artificial flavors and colors over 30 years later.  My children haven't suffered from hyperactivity.

 

I have 4/4 genes for celiac disease, so it is fairly likely that my siblings have the predisposition to it also.  I know you said ADHD and I said hyperactivity, but when I went to a page about the Feingold Association, ADHD was there.

 

I found a link to http://www.feingold.org/overview.php

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