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Can gluten free diet lead to anemia?

I have been feeling extremely fatigued, and I am on a glueten free diet due to stomach concerns. When I went to the doctor, she said that i had swollen glands around my neck. I just took some blood work and have only received information from the nurses that my I am anemic...are these two related? Can my diet cause anemia?
Mon, 5 Oct 2015
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If someone come into my clinic with same problem, i would ask them quit from having gluten free diet. This diet is lack of nutrients. This will cause health problems like fatigue, weakness, anaemias.
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