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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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MitziG    94

A few months ago, I had a bad gallbladder attack after being glutened. In agony, I remembered that ACV could help tummy troubles. So sick I couldn't think, I poured a glug or two in water and chugged it. The relief was almost instant, and I had been throwing up and sufferring for over an hour.

Last week, my 13 yo got glutened and was SO sick. Usually she is in pain for hours before she staRts puking, and then throws up for hours. Decided to try the ACV. It made her puke within a minute or two. She felt better for a bit, then got sick again. A second dose stopped the pain and nausea right away and she was able to sleep.

For those looking for some pain relief with a glutening, give it a try! Be sure to get the organic ACV with the "mother" (that's the gross scummy stuff floating in it.) I will always keep a bottle in the medicine cabinet from now on!

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Pauliewog    14

My body's response to gluten is like your daughter's. I have some ACV (Bragg's, I believe). I will definitely try it next time. Of course I am working hard to not have a "next time!!!"

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JNBunnie1    164

My body's response to gluten is like your daughter's. I have some ACV (Bragg's, I believe). I will definitely try it next time. Of course I am working hard to not have a "next time!!!"

I don't know why, but apple cider vinegar fixes everything! I always use it when I have a cold or stomach problems.

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Bubba's Mom    103

Maybe the acid helps digest the food? Curious isn't it?

I have the Bragg's brand here (with the mother). I'll have to remember to use it more often when I have a bit of trouble digesting.

I hope I never have to find out if it works for a glutening! :lol:

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lesliev523    2

Maybe the acid helps digest the food? Curious isn't it?

I have the Bragg's brand here (with the mother). I'll have to remember to use it more often when I have a bit of trouble digesting.

I hope I never have to find out if it works for a glutening! :lol:

I swear by ACV. I drink a little every morning before I have breakfast. I don't dilute it in water anymore, I put a little bit in a glass and take it like a shot, lol. Then I brush my teeth. Remember to do that after you drink it, because it can cause tooth problems if you don't brush right away.

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ndw3363    15

Leslie - I've read that you absolutely should NOT brush your teeth immediately after drinking ACV because the acid makes your enamel soft - brushing immediately afterwards will harm your enamel. Better idea is to either use a straw to drink it, or wait at least an hour after drinking it to brush your teeth. Swish with some water afterwards too. I drink ACV all the time because I have low stomach acid and it helps SO much - but gotta protect those teeth!

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Brandiwine    16

I keep ACV for everything from a tooth ache, to dandruff!! This stuff is amazing. I make kale with sliced apple and ACV to help my healing process. I've heard that you cans add a cup to bath water to cure yeast infections. I use diluted ACV on a swab to clean my face and it keeps my completion clear and tone.

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