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  1. thanks guys. i didnt know about the seronegative celiac. i dont understand why a blood test is even used when there is such high risks of it coming back as a false negative, is it because a biopsy costs so much in other countries? I didnt keep a diary but my symptoms when on gluten are itchy...
  2. Hi guys i just got the test done for celiac disease, i was gluten free for 6 months, ate the equivalent of 4 pieces of bread each day for 6 weeks as recommend by coeliac australia and got the test. the results came back negative which i guess is good but its annoying as i dont know if...
  3. thanks for your replies Yes brain fog is one of my main symptoms and ive never had benzodiazepine before so i probably not a good idea lack of sleep has never been a problem for me, its the opposite for me, i sleep for about 10hrs a night and am still tired all day Im just going to have...
  4. Hi everyone Just have a couple of questions i was hoping you could help me with I have nearly completed my 3rd week of the gluten challenge, in my craziness (my symptoms mainly affect my brain) i went and applied for a few jobs and happened to get an interview which is next wednesday. Now...
  5. I understand completely what you are saying, stress is probably what caused mine too and i haven't even done anything that stressful in my life. I just want to be able to do something i enjoy, i feel that if i make it to 80 or so and look back at my life i will regret never trying anything because...
  6. Hi everybody My name is Mat and im 35 years old, married with 2 children. I have struggled with depression, anxiety, brain fog, no energy etc for a very long time. Because of this i have not been able to do much career wise. I have only been able to take jobs that i felt over qualified for like...
  7. Thanks Matt again My Doctor just moved away so i dont even have a doctor at the moment, thats why its so hard, ill pretty much be going to some random doctor who doesnt know me at all and asking for a celiac test, hopefully i pick a good one ps you can have the ashes for being helpful
  8. Hi guys Im in the process of trying to get tested for celiac and food intolerances. The naturopath that first put me onto a gluten free diet has said he can test me but he said that in australia we only get tested for the main strains of celiac disease and not all of them like usa and other...
  9. Thanks everyone for your replies, ill do some more reading so i understand it all a bit better and then decide where to go from there
  10. Thanks for the replies I have not done a celiac test, i didnt even know it was a thing until 6 months ago. i have been diagnosed by the doctor with social anxiety and adhd inattentive, all they want to do is give me drugs, the last one i had made me want to kill myself. I live in a small country...
  11. Hi Guys, Im new here, and been gluten free for just over 6 months, so im still learning alot. heres some background info: I have suffered with bad anxiety, depression, and brain fog (as well as some other stuff) for over 15years, probably longer but it wasnt as bad so i could manage it...