Gluten a Cause of Mental Disease

Statistics on mental disorders in the U.S. are higher than what one would imagine.  One in four adults suffer from a mental disorder in a given year, affecting over 57 million people! About 6% are suffering from a serious mental disorder. Mental disorders aren’t only found in the U.S., but also worldwide. Other countries are […]

Canker Sores – A sign of gluten sensitivity

A canker sore is a small painful ulcer in the lining of the mouth. It can also occur in the GI tract. Canker sores are pretty common and when they are found repeatedly only in the mouth, the condition is called Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS). The condition is thought to resolve during the third decade […]

Your medication is not the solution?

pain medications and gluten

  More and more Americans are taking prescription drugs, and in increasing quantities. It’s estimated that from 1994 to 2005 the number of prescriptions purchased increased 71% (from 2.1 billion to 3.6 billion) compared with a 9% growth in the U.S. population, according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit that analyzes health […]

Gluten Intolerance on the Rise

Gluten Intolerance in Finland has doubled and is estimated to effect 2% of Finnish population. “We’ve already seen a similar trend emerge earlier on where allergies and certain autoimmune disorders are concerned. Screening has shown that gluten intolerance occurs in 1.5 per cent of Finnish children and 2.7 per cent of the elderly. The higher […]

Corn Antibodies in Celiac, Crohn’s, and Ulcerative Colitis

In this 1978 Study, corn antibodies were found in patients with celiac disease, crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis (see table 1). “It is of interest that patients with coeliac disease on a gluten-free diet had a lower incidence of wheat, but not of maize, antibodies when compared with those patients not on a diet.” The authors […]

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