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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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I've had a little heartburn off and on, but today it kicked in full force. I've been taking Tums, but they don't seem to help. Any suggestions of things that I can try?

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well, I am going through the process of being Diagnosed. My tests came back positive, but this pregnancy I have had heartburn from HELL!! It's so bad it feel like I am being stabbed through the chest with a knife. Before I started my Celiac testing, i asked my doc about the heartburn. He said That after you eat DO NOT lay down or recline back for 30 mins after. Also, milk during and after a meal helps. This has definately decreased the pain. I still get it on occasion, but I'm not in tears anymore. My doctor also said malox (sp?) would be ok...but I haven't tried it yet. You are right though...tums are totally worthless!

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Tums was the only thing that worked and barely worked. I was popping them multiple times a day. Enjoy and good luck.

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I went to my soft touch chiropractor. There is a little place in the back that pregnancy can pull out. I don't know all the techno lingo but it sure felt good after the adjustment.

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