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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 have very recenly been confirmed with 'strong evidence' (Drs words) with Celiac disease .. I've had an EGD Endoscopy .. a Gastric Emptying Retention Study .. and Celiac disease blood test. I've been suffering fro cronic hiccups since earlyI May 2012 .. they have been stready occurring like 2-3you days on and then 1-3 or so days off .. they seem to be triggered shortly after I eat 1/2 hr -to 2 hrs or begin to exercise within same time limit after eating .. it can get pretty rough as most recently I have started to like burp to clear out an stomach full or air / feeling bloated .. I usually don't get gassy .. at any rate .. I've just started practicing a glutten free diet .. hiccups and burping erdge have seemed to ease up .. today going on 3 days though .. hopefully they'll eventually cease! As they're killing me! .. Has anyone else here had simular symptoms with hiccups triggered by burping erdge? .. Thanks and goodyou health toissues all !! Edmundt .. 1-6-13

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You know, I hadn't thought about it, but I used to get hiccups like that. I would bite into a piece of fresh lemon to get rid of them, but they'd be back withing an hour or two. This would go on for several days, then I'd be OK for a week or so. Then they'd be back. I never noticed what triggered them, but since going gluten-free, I don't seem to get them anymore. I can't even remember the last time I had them!

If yours DO come back, try the lemon. It was the ONLY thing that worked for me. And here's hoping that the gluten-free diet cures yours too. They can be downright PAINFUL!

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