MEDICAL CORNER … Ten symptoms of gluten intolerance


MEDICAL CORNER ... Ten symptoms of gluten intolerance

More than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley.

It’s estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease are never diagnosed.

Ten signs that you may have gluten intolerance:

1. Digestive issues such as gas, bloating, diarrhea and even constipation.

2. Keratosis Pilaris, (also known as ‘chicken skin’ on the back of your arms). This tends be as a result of a fatty acid deficiency and vitamin A deficiency secondary to fat-malabsorption caused by gluten damaging the gut.

3. Fatigue, brain fog or feeling tired after eating a meal that contains gluten.

4. Diagnosis of an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Lupus, Psoriasis, Scleroderma or Multiple sclerosis.

5. Neurologic symptoms such as dizziness or feeling of being off balance.

6. Hormone imbalances such as PMS, PCOS or unexplained infertility.

7. Migraine headaches.

8. Diagnosis of chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia. These diagnoses simply indicate your conventional doctor cannot pin point the cause of your fatigue or pain.

9. Inflammation, swelling or pain in your joints such as fingers, knees or hips.

10. Mood issues such as anxiety, depression, mood swings and ADD.

Source: http://eatlocalgrown.com/article/11266-wheat-gluten-the-culprit-for-so-many-ills.html

And: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-7482/10-signs-youre-gluten-intolerant.html

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

8 thoughts on “MEDICAL CORNER … Ten symptoms of gluten intolerance

  1. Pingback: Celiac Disease vs. Gluten Intolerance | gotonyz

  2. Well, I have MS and I’m not Celiac but I do have a very mild gluten intolerance. However, I honestly believe that MOST people do…autoimmune disease or not. My MS just makes it easier for me to notice the symptoms of the intolerance because it exacerbates my MS. I talk about this stuff in my blog http://multiplesclerosishelp.wordpress.com/

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      • Of course an environmental factor is associated. Could it be food? Perhaps. However, scientific evidence also strongly correlates genetic markers. I doubt that food is the only thing causing autoimmune diseases or they would not have existed in the 1500s, and they did.

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      • Agree but the current situation with GMOs …. and our food supply … is bringing forth all of these diseases .. increasing incidence. They are far too common now than before ….. The biggest company is MONSANTO, and they have been around since 1901.

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      • No doubt Monsanto is BAD and I believe food to be an exacerbator of autoimmune disease perhaps even causative. However, I leave room for other environmental factors to be causative as well; vitamin deficiencies, viral exposures, location, etc.

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