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Symptoms of Celiac Disease

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Often sidelined as the skin manifestation of celiac disease, Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) is the source of much physical – and emotional – aggravation for the estimated 15-25% of celiacs who struggle with it. Debilitatingly itchy and like celiac disease, often misdiagnosed, visible red bumps and raw blisters exact an additional emotional toll. Social stigmatization / avoidance of situations where skin can be seen by others Read More

28 People With Chronic Illness Explain What ‘Brain Fog’ Feels Like to Them

For me it's like rising extra early, working a full day till very late, driving home an hour in traffic, taking a sleeping pill, then, after all that, being expected to stay awake and focused and not think everything is too much effort...

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What is Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. It is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complications. When people with celiac disease …