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Arthritis Caused by Gluten and Food Allergies

Most, doctors specializing in the treatment of arthritis, joint pain, and autoimmune diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system  never even consider diet as an important factor in the development of these conditions.  I was formally trained in rheumatology at the VA hospital in Houston, TX, and I can say that diet and nutritional recommendations to patients […]

Gluten and the Autoimmune Disease Spectrum

Gluten and Autoimmune Diseases – Is there a connection? New Research Links Gluten Sensitivity to Multiple Autoimmune Diseases Research continues to link the autoimmune spectrum of diseases to gluten sensitivity.   In a recent study, gluten intolerance was found to be present in patients with multiple types of autoimmune conditions: “Results of our studies revealed […]

Gluten Intolerance and Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE)

The autoimmune disease, SLE, is being studied in its relationship with gluten sensitivity.  A recent study suggests that SLE occurs more frequently in patients with celiac disease than what is generally recognized. “This study suggests that SLE occurs far more frequently in biopsy-defined celiac disease than is currently appreciated, and detection may be more likely […]

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 […]

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