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Doctor insights on: Wheat Inflammation

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Can eating wheat if sensitive cause visible inflammation of the gut?

Can eating wheat if sensitive cause visible inflammation of the gut?

Celiac sprue: 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 fixed by avoiding eating wheat, barley, rye. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Are there any diet changes that I could make that would reduce inflammation, eg, cutting out wheat if I bloat?

Are there any diet changes that I could make that would reduce inflammation, eg, cutting out wheat if I bloat?

Anti-inflammatory: Eliminate white flour, white sugar and white rice. Do not overconsume complex carbohydrates. Get tested for food sensitivities that could elevate inflammatory stress. Make sure you drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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How much/often should I drink probiotics if im eliminating wheat and dairy from my diet? I have an inflamation in my stomach and when I eat it hurts

How much/often should I drink probiotics if im eliminating wheat and dairy from my diet? I have an inflamation in my stomach and when I eat it hurts

Probiotic: Probiotics are usually dosed once a day, with a meal. Make sure you have a brand that delivers active colonies to you. If you have gastritis, the probiotic may not help that by itself. I see you're on omeprazole. Hopefully your doctor has tested you for h pylori which is 1 cause of gastritis. Ulcers can also cause pain with meals, and shortly afterwards as well. ...Read more

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I hav bad reactions to anything with a small amount of gluten, wheat proteins, and cow milk products. Lots of gut inflammation too. Allergy or coeliac?

I hav bad reactions to anything with a small amount of gluten, wheat proteins, and cow milk products. Lots of gut inflammation too. Allergy or coeliac?

Lucky: If you came to me, I'd say year very likely: The way we can milk have been changed, I don't recommend either in any form for any 1. Personally, I recommend brown rice-millet-quinoa-barley (even though it contains gluten), unless any of these are not tolerated. Be about 90% vegan = animal protein 3/week or less. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more

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Is eating wheat bad for you?

Is eating wheat bad for you?

Maybe: It can be bad if your allergic to wheat or if you have celiacs disease. ...Read more

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What's hidden inflammation like?

What's hidden inflammation like?

CRP!: Hidden inflammation would not come from arthritis, which would cause pain. Both increased sed rates and crps can come from metabolic syndrome. High estrogen levels increase firbrinogen, which increases sed rate, but not crp. I wish my medical colleages would stop ordering esrs and focus on crps. ...Read more

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Are frosted mini wheats healthy.

Are frosted mini wheats healthy.

It's all relative: The healthiness of a food is relative, meaning that a person must compare foods to see which ones are healthier. Frosted breakfast cereals are not healthy when compared to unfrosted breakfast cereals. "Frosted" means the cereal is coated with extra sugar. However, eating Frosted Mini-Wheats would be more healthy than eating glazed donuts. Life is all about choices. ...Read more

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Should I eat wheat or grains or not?

Should I eat wheat or grains or not?

Yes, unless...: Yes, eat grains, unless one's body does not do well with grains (such as having an allergy to certain grains). Humans evolved over thousands of years with grains in their diet, so the human body generally likes grains. ...Read more

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What foods are good for inflammation?

What foods are good for inflammation?

No relation: Food does not affect systemic inflammation. Except in case of allergy or intolerance, what you eat does not affect inflammation. ...Read more

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What causes inflammation of the nerves?

Multiple issues can: Cause neuropathy, like auto-immune disease, nutritional deficiency, diabetes, vasculitis. Drug toxicity and alcohol. ...Read more

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What is inflammation.? How can it be treated

What is inflammation.? How can it be treated

Inflammation just: Refers to a tissue reaction to another process - infection, injury, rheumatologic disease, etc. Best plan entirely dependent on the inciting event/process. ...Read more

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What are some cacked wheat replacements for coeliacs?

Buckwheat groats: Buckwheat groats is a good replacement for wheat in celiacs. Its not made from wheat. Its made from buckwheat or kasha. ...Read more

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Is wheat addictive?

No: Wheat is not addictive. The other common food grains are not addictive, either. That means one can eat wheat products everyday, then stop eating wheat products, and she'll be just fine (as long as she has other nutritious foods to eat). ...Read more

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What is wheat germ?

What is wheat germ?

Not a bacteria: Wheat germ is a part of the wheat kernel. The germ is only a very small part of the kernel, approximately 2 ½ percent in total. The word germ does not have anything to do with bacteria; it simply refers to germination. The germ is the reproductive part that germinates and forms the wheat grass.
Wheat germ is very high in protein.
In fact, wheat germ contains 23 nutrients. ...Read more

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What is whole wheat?

What is whole wheat?

Unprocessed: Whole wheat contains the starchy endosperm, the protein laden germ, and the husk which contains mostly insoluble fiber. Processed wheat as in white bread or regular pasta is made from wheat without the germ and husk. In general, whole grains are more complete from a nutritional point of view; offer advantages re: blood sugar, satiety, bowel function, vitamin/mineral intake. ...Read more

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Inflammation of gallblader?

Inflammation of gallblader?

And?: It can cause problems but it depends on what your question is, what the symptoms are, and what your medical history is. Please ask a specific question here. ...Read more

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Foods that fight inflammation?

No definite answer: Fruits and vegetables with anti-oxidant activities are considered anti-inflammatory and the darker the color the better (as in berries). Omega 3 fatty acid present in seafoods especially in fatty fish also has anti-inflammatory activities. Curcumin (in curry) may have anti-cancer activity. These are just some of the few I can think of. ...Read more

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Does sugar cause inflammation?

Does sugar cause inflammation?

Too much you: As long as you are not a diabetic, the only problem too much sugar causes is too much you. Reasonable amounts are metabolized without adverse effects and with gustatory joy. ...Read more

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What is lacrimal inflammation?

What is lacrimal inflammation?

Tear inflammation: The lacrimal system is the part of the external eye which produces tears, bathes the eye and drains into the nose. Inflammation of any part of this system is defined as lacrimal inflammation. ...Read more

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Do skittles have wheat in them?

Dextrin: Skittles reportedly contains dextrin which can be made from wheat or corn starch. This may not be a good choice for celiac dz. ...Read more

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Is gluten synonymous with wheat?

Is gluten synonymous with wheat?

No: Gluten is a protein found in wheat- also found in rye and barley. Its not synonymous with wheat but is a component of wheat that is avoided in people with allergy to wheat or celiac disease- an autoimmune disease to gluten. ...Read more

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Voice cord inflammation for baby?

Voice cord inflammation for baby?

Yes: Baby's can have this from overuse, i.e. Too much screaming. Also infection such as croup-like syndromes. Even drainage from allergies or viral colds can cause hoarseness. If the baby is having no difficulty breathing, this usually clears up on its own. ...Read more

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Can celiacs eat anything with wheat?

Can celiacs eat anything with wheat?

Can or should?: You can take poison, but I wouldn't advise it. Anytime someone with celiac disease consumes wheat, their body generates NEW antibodies to various wheat proteins that attack their gut tissue causing injury. This starts out as spotty injury and gets worse with time and any new exposures. Avoid wheat (gluten) and the antibody level declines so the body can heal. ...Read more

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Does eating wheat accelerate aging?

Does eating wheat accelerate aging?

Wheat was the last: Food product introduced into the human diet when we discovered how to farm it. Thus, it is hard for many folks to metabolize it because we have not all evolved to the point where that is easily possible. I don't think it ages us but can give bad GI symptoms to some. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do doctors measure inflammation?

How do doctors measure inflammation?

Various tests: This answer varies largely. It depending on what type of inflammation and where. Physician exam can help. There are also blood tests that can test for inflammatory markers such as CRP or ESR. However as I mentioned it largely depends on what you are looking for as inflammation is a broad topic. ...Read more

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How does my blood cause inflammation?

How does my blood cause inflammation?

Please, more info: Thank you for your question. Blood can be irritating to the gastrointestinal tract, but generally is not a cause of inflammation. More information will help us provide a more pertinent answer: what are the circumstances that lead to your question? We look forward to your answer. ...Read more

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How to calm inflammation on the face?

How to calm inflammation on the face?

Several Steps: - Avoid sun exposure
- Do not scratch or pick irritated areas
- Apply cool compresses
- Try 1% hydrocortisone cream
- Seek medical attention if your symptoms persist or worsen.

Take care! ...Read more

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