Category Archives: Autoimmune Disease

Multiple Sclerosis Caused by Gluten?

gluten and multiple sclerosis

Is There a Link Between Gluten And Multiple Sclerosis (MS)? Because MS has such a debilitating outcome, the question about whether or not natural treatments (including the gluten free diet) are effective comes up on a regular basis. I recently sat down with reporter, Melissa Wilson, from Fox News in Houston, TX to discuss natural […]

The Thyroid Summit – Why You Should Watch This Free Event

Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism is one of the most common medical conditions diagnosed in the U.S. Thyroid medications account for the 4th most commonly prescribed drug. It costs patients more than 4 billion annually to treat, while the disease effects an estimated 13 million plus people(Data source here). The Thyroid Problem Typical symptoms of low thyroid condition […]

Study Shows How Gluten Stunts Growth in Children

Can gluten stunt growth in children? Can gluten stunt growth in children? It is well established that patients with celiac disease can have wasting and malnutrition. Many of them have a hard time putting or keeping weight on. Traditionally, the thought process behind why this occurs has been focused on chronic diarrhea, and nutritional loss […]

Is Gluten Sensitivity Linked to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)?

A recent research report identified an individual with progressive nerve damage findings mimicking the autoimmune neurological condition known as Lou Gehrig’s disease (AKA – ALS or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). The condition manifests as progressive muscle weakness and loss, involuntary spasms and twitches, and eventually a degeneration of the muscles responsible for aiding in breathing. Many […]

Gluten Intolerance, Autoimmunity, Nutritional Deficiency, and Bone Loss

Should We Generically Recommend Calcium For Bone Loss? High doses of calcium are commonly prescribed for patients with osteoporosis. This recommendation is fundamentally flawed for many reasons. Keep reading to learn why… A research report in the New England Journal of Medicine identifies antibodies against osteoprotegerin (a protein that prevents bone breakdown) in several patients […]