Category Archives: Nerve damage

Gluten, Leaky Brain, and Epilepsy (Seizures)

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 Oct 30;24(14):2162-3. We know that gluten sensitivity can contribute to […]

Sensory Nerve Pain Resolved with a Gluten Free Diet

Gluten has been shown to damage nerve tissue in multiple research studies.  Dr. Hadjivassilliou and colleagues have published yet another study on the damaging effects of gluten on nerves. The study links sensory ganglionopathy (damage to nerve bundles that can lead to numbness and tingling of the hands and feet, burning sensations, poor balance, and […]

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