• Join our community!

    Do you have questions about celiac disease or the gluten-free diet?

  • Ads by Google:
     




    Get email alerts Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter

    Ads by Google:



       Get email alertsSubscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter

  • Announcements

    • admin

      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
0
bepack

Getting Frustrated -- Anyone Else Have These Symptoms?

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

Hello all! I've recently been diagnosed with Celiac Disease. It's been a month since I found out and I've been doing very well with not eating gluten. The classic symptoms I had were an upset stomach - mostly in the small intestine area - and feeling nauseous.

 

But lately I've been getting headaches, I've had a sore throat for almost two weeks now and I sometimes get a nauseous feeling. I've been eating gluten-free foods for a month now. Does anyone else get these symptoms? Or since it's flu season perhaps I'm getting the flu? It's getting really frustrating and it's making me really depressed. It's hard to talk to my friends about it and I've had to cancel on almost all plans because of either my headache and nausea or because of my stomach.

 

Also, does anyone else feel nauseous in the morning? I usually need to sit in the shower for 20 minutes in the morning before I can function well. Perhaps I should get checked for another allergy?

 

Thanks so much guys, this has been really hard for me and I appreciate anything you have to say -- even if just having similar symptoms! :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ads by Google:
Ads by Google:


I've had those symptoms. I still get some of them.... I tend to get autoimmune flare-ups and I'm not sure what causes them. I have a few problems so perhaps it's one of those, or it could be something else.

 

Anyway, when a flare-up happens, I generally feel like I'm fighting a flu but not getting the flu; I'll be tired and achey, glands might even swell, I lose hair, get sores in my mouth and often end up with an arthritic like pain. I've actually been experiencing this for a couple of weeks - the first time in about 6 months - and now I'm holding my breath and crossing my fingers that the arthritis doesn't come back with it.

 

It could be a simpler explanation of the flu. And morning sickness? Is there a chance that it really is morning sickness?

 

I hope you feel well soon.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've had those symptoms. I still get some of them.... I tend to get autoimmune flare-ups and I'm not sure what causes them. I have a few problems so perhaps it's one of those, or it could be something else.

 

Anyway, when a flare-up happens, I generally feel like I'm fighting a flu but not getting the flu; I'll be tired and achey, glands might even swell, I lose hair, get sores in my mouth and often end up with an arthritic like pain. I've actually been experiencing this for a couple of weeks - the first time in about 6 months - and now I'm holding my breath and crossing my fingers that the arthritis doesn't come back with it.

 

It could be a simpler explanation of the flu. And morning sickness? Is there a chance that it really is morning sickness?

 

I hope you feel well soon.

Yeah I get almost the same symptoms aside from arthritis and mouth sores. I'm glad I'm not the only one!

 

Perhaps I'm still trying to get all of the gluten out of my system as well. And it's strange, I'm not pregnant for sure so it can't be morning sickness. I think perhaps it might be the lack of food in my stomach. I usually finish eating at around 7:30/8pm at night and get up at 8:30am. So I suppose the 12 hours could do it.

 

Thanks so much, I hope you feel better as well :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      108,915
    • Total Posts
      943,484
  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      67,081
    • Most Online
      3,093

    Newest Member
    Hinder1
    Joined
  • Popular Now

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • I didn't mean my world fell apart because of celiac but because of something else. Finding out about celiac disease actually gave me hope.
    • @PosterboyOne thing is though I never get heartburn. And this only happens when I've consumed something for consecutive days, like I had the bananas and too many nuts. But if PH has something to do with it then maybe when I'm eating more vegetables and broth that's why I usually feel much better, it's more alkaline. On a ph urine test whenever I'm feeling like this I ALWAYS have a reading towards the acidic part. When I feel better it always goes towards the alkaline level and usually in the ideal level. Part of it started when I was under high stress in the first place. A few years ago. I couldn't eat as much/well because I was very worried about things. The realization about celiac came later but basically my world fell apart and I've fought but never felt really okay again. Then at the worst before I knew about celiac disease I was vomitting for days. Now I can eat many more foods but it's still very touchy if I don't strictly eat vegetables, broth, lots of water and small amounts of fats and protein. I'm scared to take anything artificial. I've only recently been able to take very small amounts of probiotics. Is there no way to repair your stomach acid without taking pills? Would going on a strict alkaline diet help?  I read everything you wrote except the link which I don't know if I can concentrate right now. Thank you.
    • I have seen this a few times....run a gluten free bakery....one of my previous customers has the disease, but he gawks at my prices and then goes eats from other stores and consumes gluten products.....I tried offering freebies left over items to get him to switch....been watching him degrade over the past 3 years. He now walks...odd like Frankenstein with locked knees and a wobble and seems be much less active not appearing at this job few days a month now....I do worry about these people. Celiac effects everyone different some violently, others do not see the damage or have grown so use to the issues that they consider them normal. It is a sad thing to see. I have seen improvement in my own body following a strict diet and regime and see major consequences when I trip ......I can not imagine anyone cheating but my reactions are bad with many side effects. Celiac being a AI disease can cause other secondary complications I am all to aware of if  you cheat, mess up.
    • I don't know, it's probably best described as a lot of bile, sometimes yellow, sometimes green (sorry) and a lot of mucus (sorry_) and when I eventually throw it up  (if it gets to that point) it's burning in my throat, so I equate it with acid. Also because of the term "antacid" I think of it as a lot of acid but I guess it's a lot of bile, mucus and I thought the extra stomach acid produced dealing with whatever food I ate. I've done the wrong thing though because now I'm in the pain I was dreading, with swollen eyes and everything and really bad depression now and hopelessness. I keep feeling like it's all futile and too late. That however hard I try I can't figure everything out in time to be well.
    • I'm a scientist to be  (currently a student..) And i know how you feel
  • Upcoming Events