Coeliac Australia


Prior to my diagnosis, which took about 7 years from the time I started to really notice symptoms, I suffered the following health issues: 

– lack of iron and vitamin D, levels not holding despite weekly injections 

–  bone fracture 

– extreme weight loss 

– anxiety 

– constant cough, throat ulcers, sinusitis, migraines, headache every day, extreme fatigue, fainting, gut pain, alternating vomiting/diarrhea, passing wind, dizziness, and other things. 

I was diagnosed almost 25 years ago, and my headache was the first thing to disappear, then other symptoms resolved over a period of time.  

All of these symptoms were equally debilitating, but I was lucky because my GP always believed me, and never suggested that it was all in my head, as some do