My friend has just confided in me that her 3yr old daughter has bn diagnosed with celiac disease and her hair is thinning. I am gutted that this is happening as i know how hard hair loss is for me an adult but she's just a baby :( although i suffer hair loss i dont know wat to say or do for my friend, she is in bits and terrified. I will answer her questions as much as i can but i dont know much about ceoliac disease! Why does this shitty alopecia pick on us, i pray that we find the answers.

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Comment by Brenda on June 15, 2012 at 1:24pm

Hi Lynne, I have Celiac and while new to the disease I do know that it is VERY important to go gluten free. Once her dauther is gluten free for a while maybe her hair will grow back in. There are numerous sites on line to get information. I am also a member of Celiac.com which I have found to be comforting. The biggest change with Celiac is bread and pasta which I have not found a good answer to that so far but trying quite a few recipies. Her daughter is very young so she should have it pretty easy making the change and I know for sure her daughter will feel better. Good Luck to your friend!

Comment by lynne on June 15, 2012 at 3:11pm

Thank you so much for ur reply. It was nice to hear ur kind words. Sorry u suffer from this to and it must be really difficult to live with. I will pass the info on to my friend and hope this makes her feel a little better x

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