Have you ever wondered whether your various aches, pains and health issues are related to gluten or past damage from gluten? Headaches, muscle pains, weakness, weight gain, cavities, eye problems, neurological disorders…
Nowadays, it is common to read that gluten can cause hundreds of symptoms.
This wasn’t always the case. At one point, just a handful of symptoms were thought to stem from gluten.
Gluten Free Works changed this. We were the first organization to collect over 300 signs, symptoms, associated disorders and complications from all over the world and publish them in the groundbreaking medical reference, Recognizing Celiac Disease, in 2007.
Chronic inflammation and nutrient deficiencies are the big contributors to health problems related to gluten. But, the complications gluten causes can persist, even once we start a gluten-free diet, unless they are individually treated.
And it seems a true gluten-free diet, where gluten is totally removed from the diet, is not the norm among people who think they are following the diet.
Hmm. Are you on a gluten-free diet and still eating gluten? It is entirely possible. Even probable.
New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tells us most people on a gluten-free diet still consume more than the recommended level of gluten in a day, hundreds of milligrams when 50 or less is recommended.1
This is why tracking your symptoms is crucial.
Achieving good health requires understanding your symptoms and health conditions, recognizing whether they are related to the toxic effects of gluten within your body and/or nutrient deficiencies that have developed from malabsorption, how they respond to a gluten-free diet and what you need to do to correct them.
We realized people needed something better than Recognizing Celiac Disease, an online version where you can look up your symptoms, find out how they are interrelated and most importantly how to fix them.
We developed the Gluten Free Works Health Guide.
Here is how you find YOUR symptoms.
When you identify a health condition, click the link provided. Each of the Health Condition pages on this website uses the same format to give you a broad base of information that includes the following:
- A Description of the Health Condition.
- How the Health Condition Presents in Celiac Disease or Gluten Sensitivity.
- Prevalence of the Health Condition Related to Celiac Disease.
- List of the Health Condition’s Symptoms.
- Explanation of How the Health Condition Develops.
- How the Health Condition Responds to a Gluten Free Diet.
- 6 Step Process to Correct the Health Problem.
- Summaries of Medical Studies About the Health Condition as it Relates to Celiac Disease or Gluten Sensitivity.
Avoiding gluten at all costs is the first line of defense. But, we still need to identify and correct our symptoms. The Health Guide was specifically made for this purpose, to helps you and everyone else get well and stay healthy.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, http://immunogenx.com/immuno14/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/News-release-AJCN-Paper.pdf ↩