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Treatment Guide Now Offering Lifetime Subscription

The Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide Subscription is now Lifetime, so you never have to worry about renewing.

The Treatment Guide is our one of a kind online resource that quickly and efficiently helps you recognize, identify and correct health issues and nutrient deficiencies so you can fix your problems, recover your health and stay healthy for life.

Whether you are wondering why your tongue is so pale and why you feel so tired, or why you are having trouble concentrating, or could that acid reflux really be from low stomach acid instead of high, the Treatment Guide has the answers you are looking for but cannot find anywhere else!

Discover your symptoms based on your deficiencies or determine your deficiencies based on your symptoms, the Treatment Guide makes it easy to track your health and discover how symptoms are related.

The Treatment Guide gives you a step-by-step process to correct each individual health issue – those that stemmed from gluten and those that arise in life.

Pay once.  Get access – for life.

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Zinc Deficiency – How to Spot It – What It Does For Your Immune System

Zinc may not be one of the more glamorous nutrients, but it should be.

Zinc is absolutely crucial to life. That said, most people are zinc deficient.

They may be highly functioning, but they are not truly healthy.

If the body does not have what it needs, things break down.

One of the most important functions of zinc is its role in supporting the immune system. It helps the body kill viruses and bacteria.

Read these articles to learn about zinc and how to make sure you are getting enough.

Understanding and Treating Zinc Deficiency in Celiac Disease

The mineral zinc is classified as an essential nutrient due to the vital functions it performs in our bodies.  It is found in almost every cell of the body with highest concentrations in the liver, pancreas, kidney, bone, and muscle. High concentrations occur in the brain, middle ear, eye, prostate gland, sperm, skin, hair, and nails. This micronutrient is essential for the activity of approximately 100 enzymes. Enzymes promote biochemical reactions in the body. Read More »

Using the Treatment Guide Worksheet to Help Your Doctor Improve your Treatment

The Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide includes a handy Information Worksheet that you can use to help keep track of your health and work with your doctor.

Each symptom entry in the Treatment Guide includes a link to the Information Worksheet.

Just click the link provided in the entry to print and complete the Information Worksheet.

Enter the information you find in the Treatment Guide and you have a useful document that will help your doctor modify your treatment as needed to improve your health!

Watch this quick video to see how it works!

Visit the Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide to find out more!

How to Quickly Identify Nutrient Deficiencies Based On Your Symptoms

Hundreds of symptoms in celiac disease stem from nutrient deficiencies.

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to quickly and easily identify which deficiencies were causing your health problems and then find out how to fix them?

Now, you can.

We just activated a feature in the Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide that links nutrient deficiencies to the symptoms they cause.

Search for your symptom. Click the deficiency. Fix the problem AND discover any other related symptoms. Check it out!

Visit the Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide to find out more and subscribe.

How to Discover Seemingly Unrelated Symptoms Are Connected

Celiac Disease is sometimes referred to as having a cascading effect where symptoms beget symptoms and the health worsens and worsens.

This video shows how you can discover multiple symptoms are in fact related, when your doctor or doctors may be treating them as separate issues with different causes.

It also demonstrates how important it is to know the true cause of your symptoms.

Subscribe to the Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide to learn more about your symptoms and fix them.

Treatment Guide How to Search for Your Symptoms

Hello! We have some exciting news for you!

We have been busy putting the finishing touches on our Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide.

This important resource is the natural follow up to our groundbreaking printed medical reference, Recognizing Celiac Disease.

Recognizing Celiac Disease introduced the world to over 300 signs, symptoms, associated disorders and complications that stem from celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.

The Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide takes it a step further and shows you how to recognize your symptoms, how they are related to each other, but most importantly, how to treat each symptom individually. (Note: The Treatment Guide is priced at $29.99.)

Here is a quick video that shows you the various ways you can find your symptoms using the Treatment Guide.

There has been a lot of really exciting new medical research recently and we can’t wait to get it to you. Stay tuned!

Can Untreated Celiac Disease Make Your Child Mentally Ill? Watch These Recovery Videos!

If you or someone you know has a child with a mental illness, behavioral problem or unexplained neurological issue, you must watch this video. It vividly illustrates how gluten and celiac disease can cause neurological illnesses and how removing gluten from the diet can improve or cure the child. [Note: The title says two videos because there were two videos originally, but Youtube removed them. A reader informed us about the one below. Originally posted May 2009.]

Eamon Murphy started exhibiting mental aberrations and problems eating at three months of age. By the time he was three, his parents were frantically trying to understand what had caused his developmental delay in walking and talking, and now his trances, seizure-like episodes and regression. After a determined effort by his mother and a series of extraordinarily lucky events, he was finally diagnosed with celiac disease…and Read More »

Restless Leg Syndrome, Celiac Disease & Improvement on the Gluten Free Diet

 

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RLS from low iron in celiac disease responds to a gluten-free diet

Low iron levels have been associated with increased severity of restless leg syndrome. The following medical case report discusses four patients with low iron and restless leg syndrome who were tested positive for celiac disease and placed on a gluten free diet. All four had improvement on the gluten free diet.

“Celiac disease as a Possible Cause for Low Serum Ferritin in Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome.”

Manchanda S, Davies CR, Picchietti D.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Medicine, 506 S. Mathews Avenue, Suite 190, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

OBJECTIVE: To describe celiac disease as a possible cause for low serum ferritin in patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS). BACKGROUND: Low iron stores have been found to be a risk factor for RLS with serum ferritin levels less than 45-50ng/mL associated with increased severity of RLS. It has become routine clinical practice to test serum ferritin in the initial assessment of RLS. Celiac disease is a common genetic disorder that can cause iron deficiency.

METHODS: Consecutive case series of four patients with RLS and serum ferritin below 25ng/mL, who had positive screening tests for celiac disease. RESULTS: We report four patients who had serum ferritin <12ng/mL and positive screening tests for celiac disease. All had celiac disease confirmed by duodenal biopsy and response to a gluten-free diet. RLS symptoms improved in all four, with two able to discontinue RLS medication and two responding without medication.

CONCLUSIONS: In patients with RLS and low serum ferritin who do not have an obvious cause for iron deficiency, we suggest looking for celiac disease by simple, inexpensive serologic testing. Diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease is likely to improve the outcome for RLS, as well as identify individuals who are at risk for the significant long-term complications of celiac disease.

Source: Sleep Med. 2009 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print] url: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19138881

Is the Gluten-Free Diet Still Relevant?

Remember when the gluten-free diet was all the rage in the news?
 
Not anymore.
 
Now, it is more often than not treated as a scam.
 
The news even tells you it is dangerous…unless you are diagnosed by a doctor, of course.
 
Gluten is said to be something best left to doctors…the professionals.
 
If you beat the odds, and are actually successfully diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, most doctors think all you need to do to get healthy is remove gluten from your diet .
 
A woman told us her doctor said, “just stop eating pizza and bagels,” after she was diagnosed with celiac disease.
 
Two years later, her daughter was born with a cleft lip.

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