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Candida And Gluten Intolerance
Can anal fissures/unsettled stomach/vaginal yeast infections be related to a gluten intolerance/celiac disease?
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
I am suffering from candida overgrowth, this has caused gluten and dairy intolerance. Will having healthy gut flora fix my intolerances?
Unrelated: Candida is a common yeast/fungus found in the GI tract and can be a complication of using inhaled steroids for treating asthma. Also can be a cause of vaginitis after treatment with antibiotics. Gluten is a protein found in wheat and other grains that in susceptible people is not digested leading to diarrhea. This is celiac disease and treated by eliminating gluten from the diet. ...Read more
Been bloated for almost a yr. Thought it might be candida, but after going gluten free and sugar free i'm still bloated. Could it be candida or no?
I've been dairy, gluten and mostly sugar free for 4 weeks and was also given Diflucan every other day for 1 week (3 wks ago) to treat Candida overgrowth. Blood sugar numbers are normal. I'm experiencing faintness and tingling in hands and feet now.
Found out I am intolerant 2yeast, gluten etc. I've seen recipes that ask for nutritional yeast. Since that is an inactive yeast would that b ok 2 use?
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
Unlikely : The problem with gluten intolerance is it's ability to cause minor symptoms that overlap with many other conditions not be recognized in it's lesser forms.The full blown celiac disease is likely an endpoint to those with the worst expression, but the diagnostic gut lesions improve on a gluten free diet only to return if re-introduced. Gluten can be avoided for life and still be a good one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sensitivity means allergy. Intolerance means something else - usually an inability to digest a component of the food in question. If you are intolerant to cow's milk it could be because you can't digest milk sugar also called lactose. That is called lactose intolerance which is due to lack of an enzyme that digests the milk sugar. The ...Read more
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