I have been hopelessly searching for an answer to the dizziness I have been experiencing for more than 6 years. In the last month it has gotten increasingly worse. I have seen every specialist under the sun and they all come up with nothing.
Sunday night we were eating at a restaurant and got into a conversation with our server. She was so sweet and somehow we started talking about Celiac Disease. She had it. Hers showed up as horrible acne all over her face. She stopped eating gluten and it cleared up. That got me thinking, not about me, but about Sydney. She was a colicky baby and dealt with awful painful gas even as a toddler. I remember nights she would roll on the floor screaming in pain. To this day she complains of a tummy ache about 5 times a day. We have an appointment with a Pediatric GI set for Monday. As I got to reading the symptoms of Celiac, I noticed Sydney had about 1/2 of them. I will push for her to have testing on Monday to see if she has an aversion to gluten.
I never thought about having Celiac myself until I talked to one of my best friends on the phone yesterday. She told me that her father in law dealt with horrible dizziness that never went away. They tested him for a neurological disorder and cardiac problems and they all came back normal. One of his doctors suggested Celiac. He changed his diet and went Gluten free and guess what, yep, no more dizziness. I had no idea that one of the symptoms of Celiac was dizziness. I don't know if this is the cause, but it's worth exploring. Thankfully we have a dear friend who is an allergist who can see me tomorrow to be tested.
I'm secretly hoping I have Celiac. I know that may sound strange, but it's treatable with diet and I'm so desperate to get rid of this once and for all.
If you or a child has been diagnosed with Celiac and wouldn't mind sharing your experience with me, please leave me some encouragement in the comments section. I would so appreciate it. Thank you.
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