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Celiac Disease And Depression

Is there a link between celiac disease or gluten intolerance and depression? Almost certainly, but what is the link? In some cases a period of depression may be what triggers your celiac genes to turn on but how about if the celiac comes first? Could depression be a symptom of celiac disease?

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Why I Keep A Food Diary

When I was first diagnosed with celiac disease I decided to start a food diary. I was brand new to eating gluten free and learning where gluten could hide so I wanted to ensure I was keeping on track. If I felt particularly bad or especially good I wanted to know why. Last year when
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GLUTENED! How long before you feel better?

  No matter how hard we try, we all find ourselves accidentally glutened every now and again. The symptoms are different for each of us, as are what we do to make ourselves feel better as fast as possible. My question here is, when you are accidentally contaminated by gluten how long does it normally
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Think You Could Be Celiac? Don’t Stop Eating Gluten Just Yet!

I decided to write this post after speaking with a number of people who would have loved to have an official diagnosis but don’t due to the fact that they stopped eating gluten before they were tested. Some people are able to stay strictly gluten free and live like a celiac whether they have an
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Celiac and Missed Periods

One of my most worrying symptoms which eventually led to my celiac diagnosis was a lack of period. I suffered from a whole bunch of different horrible symptoms leading up to my final diagnosis but this was the thing which concerned me the most and prompted me to find out what was wrong as soon
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IgA Deficienct Celiac

Have you tested negative in the celiac blood test but still suffering from lots of horrible symptoms which sound like undiagnosed celiac disease? The test may have yielded a false negative for a number of reasons. One obvious reason for a false negative on the celiac blood test is that you haven’t been eating gluten, or haven’t
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How To Cope With Being Glutened

As celiacs we are all (hopefully!) on a strict gluten free diet but even when we are as careful as we can be sometimes we make mistakes. Not all celiacs feel the same way when they are accidentally glutened. Some feel like they’re dying, others basically just like crap and some, nothing at all. Whether
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So You Accidentally Ate Gluten..

…and now you feel like crap! If you’re feeling stupid for making a mistake, please don’t be hard on yourself. It’s not your fault, it’s not your fault at all. We all make mistakes and this gluten filled world in which we live doesn’t make it easy sometimes.

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Celiac Disease & Tooth Enamel Loss

Over the past few years I’ve noticed that I seem to be losing some of the enamel from my teeth. I’m not sure when this began but it makes me sad because I spend a lot of time and effort caring for my teeth and it doesn’t seem to make any difference.

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Celiac Disease Symptoms

Recently I was speaking to a friend who suffers from bad anemia and bloating after eating. She has had this for a while and doctors haven’t been able to pinpoint the reason. A huge siren went off inside my head when I heard this. This sounded just like me three years ago before I was
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