Category Archives: Lab Testing

So You’re Gluten Sensitive… Now What?

Congratulations. Based on your test results you may be Gluten Sensitive. But what does that actually mean? And what are you supposed to do from here? You may have a ton of questions and that’s why I created this quick resource for you to wrap your mind around it all. So let’s dive right in. […]

Why does my lab test for gluten come back negative?

Lab tests for gluten sensitivity often come back falsely negative.  Many people go gluten free despite the lab results and end up feeling better.  The following video explains why this can happen… Traditional diagnostic testing has focused on blood antibody tests and or intestinal biopsies. Unfortunately traditional tests for gluten sensitivity are often incorrect! Why? […]

New Mechanism Found in Gluten Sensitivity

Gluten Affects 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 […]

Gluten & Bone Loss – The Topic is Much Deeper Than Calcium

Bone Loss is a Complex Process It is a common thought that osteoporosis associated with celiac disease is a result of malabsorption of vitamins and minerals (mainly vitamin D and calcium). The above report links an autoimmune process of bone loss to gluten sensitivity separate and distinct from gluten induced malabsorption. This finding begs us […]

Gluten Sensitivity Genes and the Flaws of Lab Testing

Flaws of Laboratory Testing to Identify Gluten Issues It is no mystery that serum (blood) tests to identify gluten sensitivity are fundamentally flawed. It is also no mystery that the intestinal biopsy is flawed as well. Unfortunately, doctors continue to use these tools definitively to diagnose celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. If the labs come […]

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