Category Archives: Nerve damage

Dr. Peter Osborne and Dr. O’Bryan Discuss Gluten, Migraine Headaches, & Nerve Damage

Dr. Peter Osborne and Dr. Tom O’Bryan discuss gluten sensitivity and its impact on the body.  Migraine headaches, brain and nerve damage, osteoporosis, as well as traditional lab testing flaws are discussed in part 1 of this special interview presented by Gluten Free Society… We want to know what you think.  Did you have negative […]

Leaky Brain, Seizures (epilepsy), & Gluten Sensitivity

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 […]

ABC News Discusses Gluten Sensitivity

The following excerpt was taken from a recent ABC News story on gluten sensitivity based on interviews with Dr. Fasano and Dr. Peter Green (both of these doctors are leading celiac researchers): …recognize gluten as an invader and unleash attacks on the small intestine, producing diarrhea, abdominal pain, along with fatigue, headaches and joint inflammation. […]

Gluten Protein Alters Brain Prolactin

The following research study demonstrates one of the brain altering effects of gluten.  In this case, a compound in gluten acts as an opioid chemical that leads to the excessive excretion of the neuro hormone, Prolactin. Gluten exorphin B5 (GE-B5) is a food-derived opioid peptide identified in digests of wheat gluten. We have recently shown […]

Gluten in the Diet Triggers Many Neurological Problems

Headaches, Depression, Nerve Damage, and Seizures… What They All Have in Common Recent research identified that 70% of gluten intolerant patients had social phobias. Depression was found in 52%.   These are neurological manifestations of the disease, or are related to the disease, and they’re not the only ones either. Italian researchers found that 22.5% […]

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