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Can Gluten Cause Muscle and Joint Pain?

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Can Gluten Cause Muscle and Joint Pain? In today’s world, muscle and joint pain are widespread problems. They tend to be chronic, debilitating, and can significantly reduce your quality of life. Your pain may be dull and achy or sharp and throbbing. It may be felt locally in one area or throughout your body. Muscle […]

Does Coffee Cause Autoimmune Disease?

coffee and autoimmune disease

The Connection Between Coffee & Autoimmune Disease 83% of adults in the US consume coffee.  That number comes pretty close to the estimated 46 plus million people with autoimmune disease.  So the big question is – Does coffee cause or contribute to autoimmune disease? Recent research shows that several forms of autoimmune disease are linked […]

Lectins, Gluten, Rheumatoid Arthritis, & Molecular Mimicry

I recently had an opportunity to sit down with Fox News and discuss the concept of food inducing autoimmune disease… On that same note, the following review study discusses the correlation between food proteins, lectins, autoimmune inflammation, and the concept of molecular mimicry… Despite the almost universal clinical observation that inflammation of the gut is […]

Gluten and the Autoimmune Disease Spectrum

Gluten and Autoimmune Diseases – Is there a connection? Research Links Gluten Sensitivity to Multiple Autoimmune Diseases Research continues to link the autoimmune spectrum of diseases to gluten sensitivity.   In the research studies referenced below, gluten intolerance was found to be present in patients with multiple types of autoimmune conditions.  Below are direct quotes […]

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 […]

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