Tag Archives: neuropathy

No Grain No Pain – Phil’s Story

What To Do If you Have Suspected Gluten Induced Nerve Damage Go on a TRUE gluten free diet.  That means cutting out the gluten free (highly processed, non organic, genetically modified) bread, pasta, and cereal. Remember that gluten causes inflammation.  This can cause your body to lose nutrients as it tries to heal the food […]

Muscle Twitches and Spasms? Is Gluten Sensitivity Connected?

A new report recently published in The Journal of Neurological Sciences recommends considering the diagnosis of gluten sensitivity in patients that present with propriospinal myoclonus (PSM).  PSM is a movement disorders of the muscles characterized by twitching and jerking muscles indicating that gluten sensitivity should be considered in the differential diagnosis of PSM such that a […]

Gluten in the Diet Triggers Many Neurological Problems

Headaches, Depression, Nerve Damage, and Seizures… What They All Have in Common Recent research identified that 70% of gluten intolerant patients had social phobias. Depression was found in 52%.   These are neurological manifestations of the disease, or are related to the disease, and they’re not the only ones either. Italian researchers found that 22.5% […]

Gluten, Leaky Brain, and Epilepsy (Seizures)

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 Jun 27. Mov Disord. 2009 Oct 30;24(14):2162-3. We know that gluten sensitivity can contribute to […]

Gluten Causes Nerve Damage

Another study links nerve damage to gluten sensitivity.  Gluten has been identified as a potential neurotoxin, and many with gluten sensitivity do not manifest symptoms of classic celiac disease, but instead develop nerve damage.   In this study, the average age for nerve damage to develop was 55.  A correlation was found between patients with […]

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