Is Leaky Brain a Gluten Problem?

Is Gluten a Brain and Nerve Toxin?   Heard of Leaky Brain? We know that gluten can contribute to a wide range of complications within the body. Yes,  digestion is the most common, but celiac disease and gluten can affect everything from oral health to gut health. But can its effects extend all the way to […]

Pellagra, Gluten, & Vitamin B3 Deficiency

Does Gluten Cause Vitamin B3 (Niacin) Deficiency? Niacin, also known as vitamin B3, was first isolated and identified as a treatment for a condition known as pellagra, which primarily causes inflammation of the skin (dermatitis), diarrhea, and dementia. Often times referred to as the three D’s of pellagra, if left untreated, niacin deficiency can lead […]

Does Gluten Affect Autism?

Can a Gluten Free Diet Help With Autism? Many wonder…Does gluten affect autism? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD or autism) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized primarily by deficits in social communication and interaction and by restricted or repetitive patterns of behavior. As the name implies, its range of symptoms exist on a spectrum and vary widely […]

Eyesight Problems? Gluten might be a factor.

Can Gluten Cause Eye Problems? Before discussing whether or not gluten can cause eye problems, let’s address some important background information.  Celiac disease is often thought of as a disease that only affects the small intestine, creating symptoms like diarrhea, intestinal pain, cramping, weight loss, and malabsorption. While that is true, approximately half of all […]

Can Gluten Cause Anemia?

Can Gluten Cause Anemia? Iron deficiency anemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies found in undiagnosed or newly diagnosed celiac disease patients. This might raise some questions about the relationship between the two conditions. Can gluten cause iron deficiency anemia? And can a gluten-free diet cure anemia? These questions and more will be […]