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.
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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
Read this about the benefits of having a celiac disease diagnosis. It is written for doctors, but it is very useful.
I recently found out I have the DQ8 hetero gene. Because my life was being affected so drastically, I discontinues eating gluten and have started to feel myself. about 90% of my symptoms have resolved during the past 2 weeks of eating gluten-free. Now, I need to decide whether I should continue with a gluten challenge and test for antibodies and do the endoscopy/biopsy. I am one that would be unsettled not knowing whether or not I have Celiac. Does anyone have advice on whether or not I should do a gluten challenge and do further testing to pursue a diagnosis?
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Ingredients: Cauliflower, Almond Flour, Flax Meal, Olive Oil, Tapioca Starch, Garlic Powder, Dried Basil, Himalayan Pink Salt, Nutritional Yeast
Ultimately you know your body better than anyone and I would not want to encourage you to do something which you feel would endanger you. From the outside it seems to me that if you react strongly to reducing gluten then you may well have a problem with it, either celiac or ncos and neither of those groups should consume any gluten whatsoever.
I think the problem with tapering down is that you risk the bad effects with none of the good. You disrupt your body but you don't give it the break from gluten that would enable it to begin repairing itself.
The gluten could be the source of the other issues and you will only find out if you remove it completely, perhaps enlisting a friend to help you through any immediate withdrawal period?