Tag Archives: Celiac disease

Gluten Intolerance Validated by this Popular Doctor and Author

As common at they are, gluten allergies and elimination diets are still, many times, viewed as fringe alternative health practices and often don’t receive the mainstream validation they deserve. When some estimates show that nearly 1 in 30 people suffer at the hands of gluten, one would think the intolerance to this protein would finally gain more acceptance in mainstream ...

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How Blood Tests for Gluten Sensitivity & Celiac Disease Actually Work

This article focuses on the two main antibody blood tests for celiac disease. It will tell you what each test looks for and what the results mean. The two blood tests recommended when testing for celiac disease are the AGA-IgA test for gliadin (wheat proteins) as well as the tTG-IgA test for tissue transglutaminase. Recent research indicates the blood tests ...

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Celiac Disease Alert: Six Ways Gluten Can Kill You

“I only cheat once in awhile. You know, like twice a week…” If you have celiac disease, you damage your body EVERY TIME you ingest gluten. That may sound bad, but it gets worse. You can DIE from celiac disease in a variety of ways. None of them are fun. Some take longer than others. Some may not kill you ...

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Greater Philadelphia Celiac Support Group Meeting October 16

The Greater Philadelphia Celiac Support Group is meeting at Abington Hospital this Friday, October 16 at 5:45 pm. Ann Whelan, publisher of the popular magazine Gluten Free Living will be speaking to the group. Location: Abington Memorial Hospital 1200 Old York Road Abington PA 19001 in the Lenfest Auditorium Time: Doors open at 5:45 for visiting vendors and interacting with ...

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Celiac disease symptoms: Gluten Free Works Symptom Guide

Celiac Disease Symptoms: The Gluten Free Works Symptom Guide Could my symptoms be related to celiac disease? This is a common question people ask in the face of a bewildering array of possible celiac disease symptoms. The Celiac Disease Symptom Guide will help you identify possible symptoms and health problems that you can present to your doctor. Here is the ...

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Intestinal Gluten Receptor Is Gateway for Celiac Disease

    THURSDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) — Researchers believe they have finally answered a basic question about the cause of celiac disease — where in the body does the wheat protein gluten enter one’s system? A study published in the July issue of Gastroenterology identifies the CXCR3 receptor in the intestine as a gluten gateway. When people with celiac ...

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