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A link between celiac disease and growth hormone deficiency in children has been identified.


Clin Med Res. 2006 Sep;4(3):180-3.

Gluten is a known endocrine (hormone) disruptor.  Research has linked gluten sensitivity contributing to abnormalities in  thyroid, progesterone, estrogen, pituitary, prolactin, and more.

Growth hormone is a powerful stimulator of proper growth in children.  It is very common in our clinic to see children who have stopped growing start growing again once a gluten free diet is implemented.  Additionally, I have seen this same trend in infants diagnosed with failure to thrive (FTT) syndromes.

Also of note is the fact that historical and archeological evidence shows that when non grain eating cultures introduce grain into the diet, a period of growth stunting is noted in the general population.

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