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Gluten Free Diets Help Psoriasis

Patients suffering with psoriasis commonly improve dramatically on a gluten free diet.  The following  research study found that people with psoriasis also had elevated antibodies to gliadin (wheat) and tissue transglutaminase (an enzyme antibody linked to celiac disease).   The authors conclude that psoriasis and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are associated. Source: J Eur Acad Dermatol […]

Gluten Intolerance Causes Infertility

This study demonstrates how gluten sensitivity can contribute to infertility and other obstetrical and gynecological problems.  Celiac patients who were not compliant with a gluten free diet presented with “delayed menarche, secondary amenorrhea, a higher percentage of spontaneous abortions, anemia and hypoalbuminemia.”  Gluten free diet compliance led to normal pregnancies.  The author of the study […]

Celiac Disease Presenting as Autism

Gluten-restricted diets have become increasingly popular among parents seeking treatment for children diagnosed with autism. Some of the reported response to celiac diets in children with autism may be related to amelioration of nutritional deficiency resulting from undiagnosed gluten sensitivity and consequent malabsorption. A case is presented of a 5-year-old boy diagnosed with severe autism […]

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