Is There Gluten in My Medication?

Medicine cross contaminated with gluten

How Can You Tell if There is Gluten In Your Medicine? Seems like gluten is everywhere!  But is gluten in your medication?  There might be.  Gluten is a common filler in many prescription and over the counter medications. A recent research report found that almost 20% of medicine contained gluten.  The study also found that […]

Can Blood Pressure Medicine Cause Celiac Disease?

Olmesartan and Celiac Disease

The Connection Between Blood Pressure and Celiac Disease Can blood pressure medicine cause celiac disease?  That is the question that researchers at Mayo Clinic have been asking and exploring…And the simple answer answer is yes.  In this Gluten Free Society Update, I break down the research linking blood pressure medications to inflammation of the GI […]

Can Gluten Cause Arthritis?

Is gluten linked to arthritis

The Connection Between Gluten & Arthritis Can gluten cause arthritis?  Since writing the international best seller, No Grain No Pain, one of the most common email questions I get is whether or not gluten can cause arthritis?  Can gluten cause RA?  Can gluten cause Lupus?  Can gluten cause fibromyalgia?  Can gluten cause osteoarthritis…psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing […]

Is Cholesterol Bad For You?

The battle against cholesterol has been largely fruitless… And even more disturbing are the side effects linked to cholesterol lowering medicines. I have personally seen people develop nerve damage, muscle damage, autoimmune problems, and dementia because of these medicines. Mainstream medicine has been aggressively lowering cholesterol for more than 40 years, yet heart disease continues […]