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gluten free can it cause problems in older age

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Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The problem is malabsorption of food and essential vitamins which can lead to many other complications (neurologic, hematologic, bone etc )and even de ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Eat more veg: Eat more veggies and drink more warer. Goal of 25-35 grams of fiber a day.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: There is no reason to avoid gluten in the absence of celiac and intolerance. In fact, gluten-free food is likely less healthy for you since it usuall ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sure : The major brand formulas do not contain gluten. They are cow milk products which do not contain wheat. Labeling as "gluten free" is perhaps a saavy ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Won't help: Like candidiasis 2 decades ago, gluten-free is the fad of today. You won't benefit from a gluten free diet unless you are gluten intolerance.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May help sometimes: People who have no allergy to gluten don't benefit from a gluten-free diet. Gluten-free foods use grains such as corn, rice, and sorghum that don't ha ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Hashimotoes thyroid: Hashimotoes thyroid. Dont have to change diet. Continue to follow up with your Dr for Meds.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Gluten sensitivity is a genetic disease. You cannot give yourself a genetic disease or downregulate the gene for gluten metabolism sufficiently by avo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: Gluten needs to be eliminated from the diet of those genetically unable to digest this wheat protein. Others eliminate it because it is a form of a r ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Celiac Disease: 1 in 6 biopsies may be negative in what later is proven to be celiac disease, which by definition is proven if a gluten free diet improves the villus ... Read More
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