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Why Is Gluten Bad For Thyroids
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
No: Gluten free diets are most commonly associated with celiac sprue, which is an autoimmune disease of the small intestine where wheat gluten damages the cellular parts which contribute to absorption of nutrients. People with celiac sprue are at higher risk for developing autoimmune thyroiditis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a thyroid condition cause a gluten intolerance or celiac disease? Can the thyroid cause any other food intolerances?
Association: Celiac sprue is an autoimmune disease. Those with celiac sprue are more likely to develop thyroiditis. Those who first present with thyroiditis are much less likely to get celiac sprue. If you have an over or under active thyroid then it might affect the way your digestive tract works. You could develop constipation, diarrhea, reflux. Different foods might bother you more if you suffer from this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does my heart race after eating gluten. My thyroid is enlarged with 2 small nodules. What's causing this and can it be cured?
Check thyroid: Celiac disease, or gluten enteropathy, generally involves GI symptoms, sometimes bone problems and other symptoms, but your symptoms of palpitations by themselves do not sound like a gluten problem. Are you hyperthyroid? Perhaps you have hashimotos thyroiditis or graves disease. You may want to see an endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hashimoto and my thyroid levels dropped .9 to 3.3 will eating gluten free bring levels back to normal im tryin to concieve doc said need to be 1.5?
What causes antibodies to suddenly attack the thyroid? Could it be a lack of vitamin d or too much gluten in the body?
I have hashimoto thyroidism, pituitary tumor, seizures, lesion on my brain and had multiple concussions. My calves are hurting bad what could this be?
Wow- a lot!: This can either be as simple as muscular if you have had any changes in excercise or even trauma (fall, seizure). Or it can be neurological, neuropathic pain due to your comorbidities or even the brain lesion. Or vascular such as a DVT or blood clot in your veins. I would recommend that you get evaluated at your earliest convenience. ...Read more
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