Tag Archives: autoimmune

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 […]

3 Causes of Hypothyroid Disease That Often Get Missed

Thyroid Nation - Gluten

Hypothyroidism Chances are, if you are reading this article, you are frustrated with the way your doctor has handled treating your thyroid condition.  Hypothyroidism is one of the most common medical conditions diagnosed in the U.S.   Thyroid medications account for the 4th most commonly prescribed drug.   It costs patients more than 4 billion […]

Study Shows How Gluten Stunts Growth in Children

Can gluten stunt growth in children?   Can gluten stunt growth in children?  It is well established that patients with celiac disease can have wasting and malnutrition.  Many of them have a hard time putting or keeping weight on.  Traditionally, the thought process behind why this occurs has been focused on chronic diarrhea, and nutritional loss […]

Celiac Disease, Autoimmune Thyroid Disease, Gluten, & Selenium

More clinical research shows that gluten induced nutritional deficiencies can contribute to diseases other than celiac disease… In celiac disease (CD), for its multifactorial nature, the target organs are not limited to the gut, but include thyroid, liver, skin and reproductive and nervous systems. Between the extraintestinal symptoms associated with CD, autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs) […]

Gluten, Dairy, and Sugar Free Diet Reverses Sjogren’s and Hormone Problems

A recent study found that an elimination diet protocol  was able to reverse ovarian failure and vastly improve symptoms associated with autoimmune Sjogren’s syndrome.  The diet was gluten, dairy, and sugar free.   The diet was for four months.  The patients menstrual cycle normalized, her hormone levels normalized, and her inflammatory markers normalized… the restoration […]

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