If you read the list of celiac symptoms and think that maybe celiac was you’re problem, you might be tempted to just avoid gluten for a few weeks and see if it makes you feel better.
It might initially seem easier to do this than to go to the doctor and try to get them to test you, but it’s so important to actually be tested for celiac and know for sure.
Should I get tested for Celiac? What’s the point?
YES you should. Don’t drop gluten just yet! Get tested first – and you need to still be eating gluten for the blood test to be effective. It seems counterproductive to keep eating gluten when you pretty much know it’s whats causing you problems, but it is important to get the right diagnosis here. Read the rest of this post »