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Six Facts About Celiac Disease in the United States You Need to Know

by John Libonati Here are six important facts about celiac disease in the United States: 1. Doctors do not understand celiac disease. 97% of celiacs are not diagnosed. Diagnosis takes over 10 years on average and follow up treatment is poor. 2. Doctors do not understand nutrition. Medical schools do not teach it, so doctors generally do not look for ...

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Celiac Disease – Microbes Matter – Probiotics a.k.a. Good Bacteria in Your Gut

Health Alert – Microbes Matter – Probiotics a.k.a. Good Bacteria in Your Gut Strange as it seems, our well-being is uniquely tied to the condition of our colon, which is commonly unhealthy at diagnosis of celiac disease. To keep our colon healthy, we need to understand what happens there on a microscopic level.  Hundreds of varieties of intestinal microbe populations called “flora” ...

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Yes, You Can Die From Celiac Disease

You can definitely die from celiac disease, in a variety of ways: 1. Dehydration – Extreme damage to the intestinal lining can lead to death through dehydration.  In this case, the lining that is supposed to hold water in your body no longer functions.  The gut actually pulls water from your body. 2. Malignancies – Malabsorption of nutrients or consistent ...

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