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coeliac disease

Conditions Associated with Gluten Sensitivity – Autism

September 7, 2010

Autism
Autism is a disorder that causes young children to not develop normal social relationships, and can begin from the age of two. An autistic child also behaves in compulsive and ritualistic ways, and often communicates in an abnormal manner.
High levels of antibodies to gluten and casein (a protein in milk products), have consistently been found [...]

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Conditions Associated with Gluten Sensitivity – Neurological Diseases Part 2

August 31, 2010

Neurological Diseases Part 2
One of the first symptoms of gluten sensitivity and neurological disorders, are unexplained, frequent headaches.
The M.D. of the Royal Hallmashire Hospital in Sheffield, England – Marios Hadjivassiliou, studied four male and six female patients suffering from headaches and gluten sensitivity – some of which also had unsteadiness or ataxia. The patients had [...]

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Conditions Associated with Gluten Sensitivity – Microscopic Colitis

August 3, 2010

Microscopic Colitis
Over the next few weeks I will be writing about other conditions that are associated with gluten sensitivity.
Colitis and Other Gastrointestinal Complaints are associated with gluten sensitivity – making it crucial to understand how to avoid this, in order to live a healthy life.
Colitis occurs when the colon is inflamed and usually causes chronic [...]

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Gluten Free Supermarket Shopping

May 28, 2010

Keeping your trolley free of gluten is not always the simplest of errands. Previously we’ve discussed Gluten Safe grains (see my previous article “Inside The Gluten Free Kitchen”) but supermarkets are a maze of gluten products. Use this article to help you make the right choices in the supermarket:
Fruit:
All fresh fruit is gluten free. Buy [...]

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Nutritional Treatments

March 18, 2010

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease such as gluten sensitivity, these are the basic treatments that are most likely to occur.
The first step doctors will take is to identify targeted nutritional needs.
All doctors will perform check-ups, using various methods but they’ll all achieve the end result of gaining a comprehensive understanding of [...]

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Gluten Sensitivity Can Cause Severe Headaches

November 19, 2009

In 2004 a research study was published examining the link between gluten sensitivity and severe headaches.
The research was focused around “soft” neurologic conditions such as headaches in young adults and children. Headaches were the most commonly found neurologic disorder in the 111 patients with celiac disease. Out of the patients in the study; 64.5% with [...]

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Anaemia and Coeliac Disease

November 12, 2009

The most common type of anaemia is Iron Deficiency Anaemia. Iron is an important part of haemoglobin which is the oxygen-carrying pigment in the blood.
Your blood usually gets iron from the food you eat and by reusing the iron in old blood cells. When your blood is not gathering enough iron from you food you [...]

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People suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome should be tested for Gluten Sensitivity – Part 2

November 5, 2009

In my last post I started to talk about chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, today I discuss the link with gluten sensitivity.
Laboratory tests will not detect fibromyalgia syndrome, but the American College of Rheumatology has issued guidelines for diagnosis, patients must experience tenderness in 11 or 18 “tender points” on the body.
• How does all [...]

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Food Alerts on your Mobile – great service

October 15, 2009

FoodContentAlerts.com (FCA)  (http://www.foodcontentalerts.com), a free online and mobile service, was announced today by Durk  Barnhill, General Manager, TAXI NY.

FoodContentAlerts.com provides critical information and personalized data  management both at home and on-the-go for the nearly 70 million people in the United States and Canada alone suffering from food sensitivities, including food allergies, celiac disease and non-celiac [...]

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Celiac, Coeliac and Food Allergies explained

June 23, 2009

What’s the difference between an intolerance and an allergy?
A food intolerance is quite different from a food allergy. Intolerance is a diverse reaction to a food that does not involve the immune system. Lactose intolerance is a good example, where sufferers lack the enzyme needed to digest the lactose in milk and some milk products.
Symptoms [...]

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