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What is the definition or description of: gluten insensitivity?

What is the definition or description of: gluten insensitivity?

Intolerance or more?: Gluten intolerance (about 10% of people) may cause bloating, diarrhea, nonspecific complaints. Celiac disease, among its many manifestations may result in diarrhea. In the latter, exposure of intestine to gluten causes inflammation of affected gut lining, with a decrease in absorptive surface of that gut, & resulting malabsorption of food--best & most enduring fix being to avoid eating gluten. ...Read more

Gluten (Definition)

Wheat barley rye contains gluten, a protein molecule that in susceptible people can cause reactions and long term illness. There is celiac, the most well known and severe gluten disease. There is gluten sensitivity, affecting more people, but usually milder. There is wheat allergy, less common than the others. The treatment, for now, is to avoid all gluten in ...Read more


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What's the treatment for gluten insensitivity?

What's the treatment for gluten insensitivity?

Avoid gluten: 6 percent of the u. S population has gluten sensitivity. 1 percent has celiac. There is no objective test to prove gluten sensitivity. If one cuts out gluten, they should feel fine if he or she is gluten sensitive. Celiac on the other hand can be confirmed by endoscopy and/or blood tests. If you have any suspicion of this you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gluten intolerance?

What are the symptoms of gluten intolerance?

Intolerance or more?: Gluten intolerance (about 10% of people) may cause bloating, diarrhea, nonspecific complaints. Celiac disease, among its many manifestations may result in diarrhea. In the latter, exposure of intestine to gluten causes inflammation of affected gut lining, with a decrease in absorptive surface of that gut, & resulting malabsorption of food--best & most enduring fix being to avoid eating gluten. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of being allergic to gluten?

Many: Diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, bloating, gas, fatigue, anemia, joint pain, rashes, depression and anxiety are all possible although you may not have all of them and there are still others. Some people don't have symptoms at all. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are gluten intolerance symptoms?

Could you tell me what are gluten intolerance symptoms?

Weight loss: If you are experiencing unexplained weight loss, gastrointestinal symptoms especially after having eaten gluten (usually in wheat), and even nerve problems (numbness, you should considered being tested for gluten intolerance. A simple blood test may provide the diagnosis (although not as definitive as an intestinal biospy) but you must be eating gluten for the test to be accurate. ...Read more

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Can signs/symptoms of gluten intolerance show up later in life? If so, is that likely?

Can signs/symptoms of gluten intolerance show up later in life? If so, is that likely?

Gluten sensitivity : Gluten sensitivity can present as a well-known celiac disease or other not well understood entities like indigestion, ibs, gluten ataxia and peripheral neuropathy. The later one can present at any ages but the median onset is 40 years of age. ...Read more

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I've been gluten-free for quite a few months now, but the symptoms still haven't gone away. What do you suggest?

I've been gluten-free for quite a few months now, but the symptoms still haven't gone away. What do you suggest?

See doctor: Gluten sensitivity is now over sensationalized. You have not given any description of your symptoms so it is hard for us to guess what your issues may be. You should really consult your doctor re. This. ...Read more

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If someone is gluten intolerant, what would happen if they ate a big bowl of pasta, or just lots of gluten in general? Would symptoms occur daily?

Bad Things Man: Bad diarrhea, abdominal pain and cramping, bloatedness with abdominal distension and mouth ulcers may be present. As the bowel becomes more damaged, a degree of lactose intolerance may develop, eventually you develop malabsorption which causes multiple medical conditions due to lack of being able to absorb the nutrients effectively. ...Read more

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I think I might be gluten intolerant, although not certain. when I cut out all the gluten from my diet, the symptoms seem to subside, what tests can I run in order to ascertain this for sure please?

I think I might be gluten intolerant, although not certain. when I cut out all the gluten from my diet, the symptoms seem to subside, what tests can I run in order to ascertain this for sure please?

Gluten: The fact that you feel better w/out gluten is a test in itself. You can ask your doctor for a test but most conventional doctors look for a Yes/No rather than level of sensitivity. A nutritionist may be able to test also and can provide guidance as to what to eat and avoid. Peace and good health. Your response to gluten is what to use as a measure. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are symptoms of gluten intolerance in teens?

Gluten: Some symptoms can be abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea; but sometimes no symptoms appear in the age and the child doesn't grow well which can be the first important clue. I just had a 7-year old last week that didn't grow or gain any weight from the previous checkup and ended up with celiac's (awaiting confirmation from an endoscopy) based on blood results. ...Read more

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Can gluten resistance, (I tested negative for Celiac) cause anxiety like symptoms?

Can gluten resistance, (I tested negative for Celiac) cause anxiety like symptoms?

? resistance ?: This term has no meaning to me and I have no reason to believe it has anything to do with anxiety. If you have specific test results that suggest gluten sensitivity or food allergy you can describe it in a new question. We cannot see prior questions or uploads on the public site. You are welcome to start over & better describe the issues you are working with. ...Read more

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How long do you have to eat gluten free to have it out of your system or reduce symptoms?

How long do you have to eat gluten free to have it out of your system or reduce symptoms?

Don't self-test: The big problem with trying to make the diagnosis of gluten enteropathy / dermatitis herpetiformis without a physician's supervision is that you'll make the lab tests less reliable. Despite the fuss on the internet, gluten restriction for other health problems isn't evidence-based and can distract from getting to the real solutions. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the symptoms of celiac disease to flare-up after you eat gluten?

Not known: It is not known.
This study is currently just starting using a validated questionaire and blinded exposures to small amounts of gluten. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed things along to stop celiacs symptoms, if I already stopped eating gluten?

What can I do to speed things along to stop celiacs symptoms, if I already stopped eating gluten?

Wait: Transitioning to being gluten free may take some time. The first few days, even weeks, you may feel pretty lousy. Even worse than before. For most people, but the end of the first month of being gluten free, symptoms are noticeable better. I would also suggest cutting sugar and other grains too if symptoms have not improved much. ...Read more

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If I have celiac disease and eat gluten, what will my symptoms be and when should I expect them to start?

Celiac: That is one of the problems with celiac disease. It can take a long time, months even before symptoms show and then symptoms can be from skin to neuro psych to GI. I would suggest you speak with a health care worker about your concerns. ...Read more

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I think I could have a gluten intolerance but the only foods I've linked to my symptoms are burgers, pasta, and sandwiches. Do these have gluten?

Wheat, rye, barley: Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Pasta is made from wheat. There are gluten-free breads available made with different grains, and even gluten-free pasta is available. ...Read more

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Symptoms of gluten sensitivity?

GI Tract: Bloating, excessive gas, abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, fatigue are the primary ones. Your history indicates a history of celiac, but just in case you are not sure, there is a celiac antibody panel if you have not been diagnosed. Gold standard for diagnosis is biopsy. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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How serious are the symptoms of gluten sensitivity?

How serious are the symptoms of gluten sensitivity?

Mild to severe: Some may just have some gastrointestinal discomfort, others severe weight loss, malnutrition, nerve involvement, osteoporosis, weakness, diarrhea etc related to diminished absorption of certain nutrients and calcium. ...Read more

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How horrible are the symptoms of gluten sensitivity?

Variable: People with celiac disease may not have the typical bloating, abdominal discomfort and loose stool. They may just be found to have nutritional deficiency, bone loss, or present with a characteristic rash. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of gluten intolerance in teens?

Gluten intolerance: The term gluten intolerance is not the same as celiac disease. Gluten intolerance implies the person does not "tolerate" large amounts of gluten well, yet does not have gluten sensitivity. Symptoms in gluten intolerance would be strictly GI related: diarrhea, abd pain, bloating. Try no gluten or cutting down significantly to see if it helps. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms for a gluten intolerance? (im already vegetarian and lactose intolderant)

What are some symptoms for a gluten intolerance? (im already vegetarian and lactose intolderant)

Great variety: Common symptoms of gluten sensitivity include diarrhea, constipation, gas, bloating, cramping, fatigue, headaches including migraines, muscle ; joint pains, anxiety ; depression. While less than 1% of people have celiac disease, 10-20% may gave gluten intolerance. The best way to tell is avoidance ; challenge. See http://www.Naturalnews. Com/038170_gluten_sensitivity_symptoms_intolerance. Html; comment:. ...Read more

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Will depression symptoms be from gluten intolerance?

Will depression symptoms be from gluten intolerance?

Not primarily but: Gluten intolerance may trigger depression if you are vulnerable to it. Address the gluten problem, of course, but seek assistance for the depression as a separate matter. ...Read more

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Can celiac disease symptoms resolve after following a gluten free diet?

Can celiac disease symptoms resolve after following a gluten free diet?

Celiac: They definitely should improve drastically if you are able to stick with a 100% gluten-free diet. ...Read more

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