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Gluten Free Diet Cause Joint Pain
I have joint pain/stiffness). Up until this week, the gluten free diet has helped my bowels. Could this be food allergies?
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 have joint inflammation when i work out-it seemed to subside about 50% on a gluten-free diet. I am sugar free-what other diet protocol should I try?
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 restricted diet since there are far fewer gluten free items to eat. Losing weight is a common goal of such persons. In most cases weight will be lost, but it is very possible with such a diet to ingest a lot of calories and therefore gain weight ...Read more
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?
Yes: The problem is malabsorption of food and essential vitamins which can lead to many other complications (neurologic, hematologic, bone etc )and even death. The only treatment is avoidance at this time. The problem with a gluten free diet is that gluten free products often contain more sugar and fat to keep the consistency moist. ...Read more
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I have 4 days on gluten free diet to test if i am gluten intolerant. Stool back to normality but still abdominal tension and pain. Is this normal?
Depends: Gluten free diet is certainly indicated in patients with celiac disease aka gluten-sensitive enteropathy. It may also help in other conditions such as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or some forms of ibs. However if you have not been diagnosed with the above conditions or have not been evaluated by a physician for your stomach pain you may be delaying treatment of a possibly serious problem. ...Read more
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