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Gluten-free me

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  1. Yes, as much as they ever will. I no longer need to use a walker to remain upright; however, I still have neuropathy in my hands and feet and poor balance. My neurologist says I won’t ever regain full function as I have too much damage from years of being undiagnosed. He feels I have had it m...
  2. I struggled for years with many of the things you mention. Had countless blood tests done but never the Deamidated Gliadin IgA and IgG. Eventually started having neurological issues, and a neurologist ran those tests along with others. Turns out they were more than 5 times higher than they should...
  3. Please, please, please insist on another opinion. I only tested positive with the deamidated gliadin antibodies, which led to an endoscopic biopsy. Visual examination of my intestines did not look to be celiac either; however, the biopsies did prove positive for celiac with increased intraepithelial...
  4. My IgA was 16, with 15 being negative, and my biopsies were positive for celiac. My IgG was 84, with 15 being negative. My TTG has always been negative, causing me to go undiagnosed my entire life. The gluten-free diet has literally changed my life.
  5. I don't believe that is an excessive amount of weight loss. Eating gluten as a celiac increases the amount of inflammation in one's body. Your diet has changed so not only are you getting rid of the inflammation, you state you have a decreased calorie intake, which will promote weight loss as well...