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Part 1: Symptoms

Common symptoms of a gluten intolerance:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Brain Fog
  • Bloating
  • Stomach Cramping
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle Aches
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Vision changes
  • Mood swings
  • Skin rash (also known as Dermatitis Herpetiformis)
  • Joint Pain
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Cold Sweats

** This list is not all inclusive but covers some of the symptoms you could experience **

Now what?

You’re experiencing a few symptoms after eating foods with gluten. What do you do next?

Talk to your doctor and explain exactly what’s going on. It might help to keep a food journal. Log what you eat each day and the symptoms you experience.

At the appointment, explain what you’ve been experiencing.

  • When did this start?
  • How often do you notice symptoms?
  • How long do they last?
  • What makes the symptoms better?
  • What makes them worse?
  • Are you taking any medications or supplements?

Keep these questions in mind so you can provide your doctor with a comprehensive history.

Now you’re in the doctor’s office because of symptoms, what’s next? 

Check out Part 2 – what to expect from your appointment.