Navigating your way to proper diagnosis, here are the major signs and symptoms of celiac disease to take into consideration before visiting your doctor for thorough celiac testing.
The muddy waters that come with navigating and figuring out a celiac disease diagnosis. They can be frustrating to say the least. First off, you really could have any symptom under-the-sun or, funny enough, you may have no outward symptoms at all. That’s why the journey to a REAL celiac diagnosis can be so difficult and so many of us suffer for years before we know what’s wrong. Just take a look at some of the big signs and symptoms of celiac disease below.
There are a whole host of chronic symptoms (seen on left), already diagnosed conditions that can accompany celiac disease and should be looked into (top right), and vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can be indicators of celiac disease (bottom right). You notice that these symptoms can be common to many different illnesses. Just because you brittle nails doesn’t mean you have celiac. As I stated above, some celiacs never have any symptoms (the “silent celiac”) and only find out through genetic testing due to a relative finding out they have celiac. (See how difficult this can be?!)Read More