Hello everyone, welcome back to Gluten Free Hannah!
As most of you are aware, I am new to being gluten free. I have been sharing my experience so far as I have been adapting to a gluten free diet.
If you haven’t read my Becoming Gluten Free post yet, then you might want to have a read of that first as it explains how I have reached this point.
If you have read that post, then you’ll know that I have been waiting for the results from the biopsy tests I had done in the beginning of July.
Well today is that day…
As there was quite a long period of time between having my biopsy test and finding out the results, I decided to have a trial gluten free period. At this point, I had a blood test that indicated I may have Coeliac Disease. I then had my biopsy tests and I was still eating gluten up until this point. It was only after my biopsy that I started cutting gluten from my diet. Since having a gluten free diet I have felt a lot better than when I was eating gluten, so I was already convinced that I have an intolerance to gluten.
It was a relief when the doctor told me that I do not have Coeliac Disease at my appointment this morning. I was told it is highly likely that I have an intolerance or sensitivity to gluten. The doctor then informed me that after a few years on a gluten free diet, I might find that I am able to tolerate gluten again. To know this, I would have to trial a gluten diet again. However, he also said that it is possible for a gluten sensitivity to develop into Coeliac Disease.
For me this was the better outcome from my appointment, and I will just have to see what may or may not come in the future.
What Happens Next?
As for now, I am continuing a gluten free diet and so will continue to blog about my adventures and findings along the way.
I’m really interested to know if anyone was diagnosed with gluten sensitivity and then after a few years could tolerate gluten again? Also has anyone developed Coeliac Disease from an initial gluten intolerance? How did you find out? Please let me know!
Until next time,