Diagnosis for Wheat or Gluten Sensitivity

No Test to Diagnose Wheat or Gluten Sensitivity

 

People suffering from celiac disease or wheat allergy are of course advised to avoid wheat and gluten, a protein found in wheat. Doing so plays a very important role to their health and well-being. Gluten damages the inner lining of the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients. Celiac disease can lead to anemia, osteoporosis, seizures, lymphoma or cancer of the small intestine. So far, there is yet no tests to diagnose a person’s wheat or gluten sensitivity. But then again, a gluten-free diet won’t hurt someone who doesn’t have any allergic reactions to these. A gluten-free diet will just mean avoiding processed foods in the long run.

 

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John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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