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Schizophrenics Have Elevated Immune Reaction to Gluten

Research by Drs. Reichart and Landmark discover elevated IgA antibodies to gliadin, beta-lactoglobulin, and casein in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia compared to non schizophrenic controls. Source: Biological PsychiatryVolume 37, Issue 6, 15 March 1995, Pages 410-413. Gluten Free Society’s Stance: This study sheds light on the fact that most mental disorders are actually influenced by […]

Link between hypothyroid and celiac disease

Does Gluten Sensitivity Cause Autoimmune Hypothyroid Disease (Hashimoto’s)? Not only do the authors of this paper discuss the need to screen hypothyroid patients for gluten sensitivity, they also discuss other common non intestinal manifestations of celiac disease and gluten intolerance:  anemia, osteoporosis, autoimmune disorders, unexplained neurological syndromes, infertility and chronic hypertransaminasemia, autoimmune thyroid disease, type […]

Schizophrenia Patients Riddled With Autoimmune Disease

Is Schizophrenia an autoimmune condition? The following was taken from a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry: “A history of any autoimmunedisease was associated with a 45% increase in risk for schizophrenia. Nine autoimmune disorders had higher prevalence rates among patients with schizophrenia than among comparison subjects…, and 12 autoimmune diseases had higher […]

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 […]

Wheat Germ Agglutinin WGA

Science has not been able to blame the protein gluten for all of the detrimental symptoms experienced by those with gluten sensitivity.  It is common scientific knowledge that grain research is in its infancy.  On that note, we discuss the lectin compound – wheat germ agglutinin (WGA)… The following was written by nutrition educator – […]

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