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Why does my lab test for gluten come back negative?

Lab tests for gluten sensitivity often come back falsely negative.  Many people go gluten free despite the lab results and end up feeling better.  The following video explains why this can happen… Traditional diagnostic testing has focused on blood antibody tests and or intestinal biopsies. Unfortunately traditional tests for gluten sensitivity are often incorrect! Why? […]

Genetic Testing For Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease

One of the most common questions pertaining to gluten sensitivity and celiac disease?  How do I get tested?  Serum blood tests and lab tests are fraught with error and inaccuracies.  A number of research studies have confirmed this.  Many patients have these tests performed, the results come back negative, yet they still respond to a […]

Genetic Testing For Gluten Sensitivity is Being Recommended for IBS Sufferers

A  review in the American Journal of Gastroenterology recommends that those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) be genetically tested for gluten sensitivity intolerance. The Review elucidates the role of diet in the progression of IBS symptoms. The authors further state that the classic signs of celiac disease are often absent for those suffering with […]

The Genetics of Gluten Sensitivity

Part of my presentation at the Charlotte Gluten Free Expo was on the genetics of gluten sensitivity.  The topic is a complex one, but I hope this presentation makes it easier for you to understand.  If you have had serum or blood lab testing done and it came back negative, yet you responded to a […]

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Caused by Gluten Intolerance

A research review in the American Journal of Gastroenterology recommends that those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) be genetically tested for gluten sensitivity intolerance. The Review discusses the role of diet as a contributing cause of IBS symptoms. The authors of the paper further state that the classic signs of celiac disease are often […]

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