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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?  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've been gluten free for about four months now with a few accidental glutenings from cc, but I've been pretty careful about what I'm eating and lately I have been craving salty foods like crazy, is it possible this is related to celiacs? I craved salt before going gluten-free too just not this badly, its like an insatiable craving.

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When I first went off gluten, I HAD TO HAVE CHOCOLATE. I could have eaten it for breakfast lunch and supper, that passed and then it was potato chips. Thankfully my cravings have passed but for a while there I was not sure whose body I was living in cause it sure wasn't mine! I think it probably takes our bodies some time to re-boot after the gluten is removed. We all have nutritional deficiencies from the malabsorption so maybe salt is what your body needs right now.

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I've been gluten free for about four months now with a few accidental glutenings from cc, but I've been pretty careful about what I'm eating and lately I have been craving salty foods like crazy, is it possible this is related to celiacs? I craved salt before going gluten-free too just not this badly, its like an insatiable craving.

Have had your thyroid tested??

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Have had your thyroid tested??

No not yet, I figured I'd give my body a little more time to heal and see if it improves, also I still can't get enough sleep. I could sleep all day and still be exhausted doesn't matter if I get 4,8,14 hours of sleep

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