How can a gluten allergy develop?

Genetic. It is genetic although most of the people with the genes do not develop gluten sensitivity.

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Can a gluten allergy cause a person to loose weight?

Possible. If you were not able to eat or digest food due to gluten allergy then, you will loose weight due to inadequate calorie. Read more...

What are signs of gluten allergy?

6symptoms may. Anyone with gluten allergy may get any of theses ymptoms suggesting glue tin allergy as gastrointestinal symptoms ,headache ,migraine,irritationall mood shifts ,dizziness /balance difficulties and fatigue .But the blood test and other test confirm the diagnosis. Read more...

I have corn gluten allergy, what now?

Avoidance. The current treatment for food allergies is reading ingredient labels to find foods that do not contain that particular food. A dietician or nutritionist can help with a diet if a person is having trouble. Corn allergy is fairly uncommon but corn is a very common ingredient. Fortunately, there are many gluten free products available now. Read more...

How do I know if I have a gluten allergy?

Bllood test & scope. There are some pretty good blood tests for it. Also, an endoscopy with biopsies of the small intestine can show how "severe" the lining of the intestines have been affected by the gluten allergy. Read more...

What does it mean to have a gluten allergy?

Gluten sensativity. Physicians usually refer to this as gluten sensitivity or intolerance. Its not a true allergy. Many use this term incorrectly. Historically this term has referred to celiac disease which is a condition that results in abdominal pain, bloating, changes in stools, weight loss, fatigue, and weakness when someone with this problem consumes foods with gluten. Read more...

How can you get tested for a gluten allergy?

Yes. Testing for celiac disease (gluten allergy) should be considered in people with chronic or recurrent diarrhea, malabsorption, weight loss, and abdominal distension or bloating. There is blood testing available and should be performed while on a gluten-rich diet. Antibodies against tissue transglutaminase (anti-TTG), which is highly sensitive and specific is used as a screening tool. Read more...