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About a 2 years ago, I was having trouble with shortness of breath. It went from shortness of breath to not being able to focus. I felt that there was saran wrap around my brain. Using google, I found that this was called dissociation-where the world can feel 2-dimensional, and you can even feel outside of yourself like an out of body experience. It feels like I am losing my mind! I was terrified of course and went to countless doctors. They continued to prescribe me anti-depressants. even though I insisted that I wasn't depressed, and there must be something else wrong. A cardiologist eventually found that I had POTS which is a blood flow problem essentially. There is no medication for POTS. Eventually, that feeling subsided slightly, until recently. Along with the "brain fog" (as my doctor calls it) and extreme shortness of breath, I was having diarrhea, dizziness, and all of the fun flu symptoms. I went to the ER and they thought it could be a reaction to my new birth control and ran tests for a blood clot. I had to do my own research and read that my symptoms aligned with Celiac disease. I was tested and sure enough, I am celiac. Now here is my problem. I have been following the gluten-free diet, as well as my vegan diet I have already been following with lots of fruits and vegetables. I am also not B12 or Vitamin D deficient as many with cognitive issues on celiac forums report to be. (In fact, my doctor said I have way too much B12 haha.) I am concerned that this feeling will never go away. It feels like 2 years since I have been myself, and I was really hoping celiac was the answer. I am still very sad about the diagnosis: my diet being very limited. (A Cuban without Cuban bread is blasphemy.) I just want gluten-free to feel worth it. I want to feel a change. Has anyone else dealt with ongoing problems within weeks of going gluten-free? My doctor made it seem that I would have immediate results, and that is just not the case with me. I can't take this disconnected feeling. I am graduating college in a week, and feel that I won't be able to be successful in this state. :/