Posts Tagged ‘gluten sensitivity’
Gluten Contributes to Bone Loss in Multiple Ways… Bone Loss Mechanisms Gluten induced disease goes far deeper than celiac. There are hundreds of different symptoms, syndromes, and diseases that gluten can create. Some of the most common mechanisms behind gluten and bone loss are: Intestinal atrophy leading to malabsorption of vitamins and minerals leading to inadequate bone formation. Leaky gut
Gluten Effects People in Many Ways To date, scientists have elucidated a number of ways that gluten can cause damage to both celiacs and non celiac gluten sensitive individuals. Unfortunately, when trying to identify gluten as a progenitor to disease, doctors typically only look to diagnose celiac disease. As celiac disease is an autoimmune reaction in the small intestine identified
The Impact of Gluten on Children If you have recently gone gluten free and are having difficulty with helping your children go gluten free, this video series by Glutenology and Dr. Osborne is a much watch. The series discusses symptoms and diseases in infants and children that are linked to gluten intolerance and celiac disease. Gluten Free Society and Dr.
Gluten Sensitivity – Does it Exist? A recent paper was published based on an interview done with Dr. Stefano Guandalini of the University of Chicago Celiac Research Center. The article stated that gluten sensitivity is not a real issue, and that most people going gluten free are simply following a public trend. The article states that going off of gluten
Do you suffer with heartburn? Has your doctor put you on medications like Nexium or Aciphex to control your reflux disease? Remember that the drug does not correct the origin of the problem. It only masks the symptoms. Research suggests that people who suffer from acid reflux – AKA gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) benefit greatly from a gluten free diet…
I recently had an opportunity to sit down with Fox News and discuss the concept of food inducing autoimmune disease… On that same note, the following review study discusses the correlation between food proteins, lectins, autoimmune inflammation, and the concept of molecular mimicry… Despite the almost universal clinical observation that inflammation of the gut is frequently associated with inflammation of
The Gluten Autoimmune Spectrum The following picture displays some of the more common manifestations of gluten induced diseases. Problem is, many people, doctors, nutritionists, and the media are mostly in the dark when it comes to the different diseases linked to this food protein. The following is an abstract from a recent paper published in the journal, Rev Neurol.
New research draws a connection between gluten induced leaky brain damage and seizure disorders (epilepsy). Which Came First – The Chicken or the Egg? It has long been held that chronic seizures cause blood-brain barrier (BBB) damage. Recent studies have also demonstrated that BBB damage triggers seizures. Source: Brain Res. 2010 Sep 24;1353:176-86. Epub 2010 Jun 27. Mov Disord. 2009
A new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology finds a connection between asthma and celiac disease. This is just one more study that connects breathing disorders to food allergy. Most doctors focus on air born allergies when trying to treat asthma. It is nice to see researchers looking into food as a cause. Thank you Fox
A new double blind, randomized, placebo controlled study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology confirms the presence of gluten sensitivity in the absence of celiac disease. This is the first study of its kind confirming the existence of gluten intolerance in the absence of celiac disease. Source: Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jan 11. Gluten Sensitivity Vs. Celiac Disease