A 63-year-old female asked:
can eating a gluten free diet if not diagnosed coeliac then cause a reaction when eating gluten in future. eg can u make urself intolerant by avoidi?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ankush Bansal answered
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 avoiding gluten.
Answered on Mar 7, 2015
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