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Leaky Brain, Seizures (epilepsy), & Gluten Sensitivity

New research draws a connection between gluten induced leaky brain damage and seizure disorders (epilepsy). Which Came First – The Chicken or the Egg? It has long been held that chronic seizures cause blood-brain barrier (BBB) damage.  Recent studies have also demonstrated that BBB damage triggers seizures. Source: Brain Res. 2010 Sep 24;1353:176-86. Epub 2010 […]

Gluten Sensitivity Increases the Risk for Asthma

A new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology finds a connection between asthma and celiac disease.  This is just one more study that connects breathing disorders to food allergy.   Most doctors focus on air born allergies when trying to treat asthma.   It is nice to see researchers looking into food as […]

Science Finally Confirms Gluten Sensitivity

A new double blind, randomized, placebo controlled study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology confirms the presence of gluten sensitivity in the absence of celiac disease.   This is the first study of its kind confirming the existence of gluten intolerance in the absence of celiac disease. Source: Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jan 11. […]

Tumor Heals with Gluten Free Diet

A recent case study reports on a 3 year old girl presenting with a conjunctival tumor.  Celiac disease was diagnosed and a gluten free diet was subsequently prescribed. the case was diagnosed with CD and the conjunctival tumor showed complete regression during gluten-free dietary treatment. The clinical fleshy appearance of the lesion with spider-like vascular […]

Gluten Sensitivity Continues to Gain Medical Credibility

The battle for legitimate recognition of gluten sensitivity is being fought and won!  Consider the following statements… Recent studies are showing the gluten sensitivity may be much more common than previously thought. It may, in fact, be a separate disease entity that involves different organs and different mechanisms than celiac disease.  While there is no […]

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