March 19, 2014

Celiac Disease and Reproductive Health

Men and women with unexplained infertility, women with recurrent abortions, intrauterine growth retardation,low birth weight babies and menstrual disorders are rarely screened for celiac disease despite scientific studies that indicate a correlation. In the following article, we will examine the evidence for
March 19, 2014

Intestinal Problems and ‘Whole-Body’ Symptoms. Gut 101: The Effect of Foods— As Written for Autism One

Intestinal Problems and ‘Whole-Body’ Symptoms. Gut 101: The Effect of Foods— As Written for Autism One The idea that disruptions in gut function might be implicated in systemic disease is an ancient one . From an ancient Ayurvedic text comes a definition
March 18, 2014

A Non-Human Primate Model for Gluten Sensitivity

A Non-Human Primate Model for Gluten Sensitivity By:  Tom Malterre, MS, CN Celiac disease is an inheritable enteropathy caused by dietary gluten from wheat, barley, and rye [1]. Its clinical manifestations are variable, but commonly include persistent diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, bloating, and
March 18, 2014

Digestive and Nutritional Considerations in Celiac Disease: Could Supplementation Help?

Digestive and Nutritional Considerations in Celiac Disease: Could Supplementation Help? By:  Tom Malterre, MS, CN Due to the increased immune activation in the intestinal tract of people with celiac disease, the digestive and absorptive processes of those affected may be compromised. Individuals
March 18, 2014

Celiac Disease and Reproductive Health

Celiac Disease and Reproductive Health By: Alice Bast, Tom O’Bryan, Elizabeth Bast Despite re-classification of celiac disease as a rare disease of childhood to a common disease affecting men, women and children at any age, most of the three million estimated sufferers
March 18, 2014

The Immunology Of Gluten Sensitivity Beyond The Intestinal Tract. Vol 6, no. 2

By: A. Vojdani, T. O’Bryan and G.H. Kellermann Celiac disease and gluten-sensitive enteropathy are terms that have been used to refer to a diseaseprocess affecting the small bowel. However, evidence has been accumulated in literature demonstrating that gluten sensitivity or celiac disease
March 18, 2014

American Journal of Gastroenterology Identifies Gluten Sensitivity as a “No-Man’s Land”

Gluten can cause functional (Irritable) bowel disorder-like symptoms in the absence of Celiac Disease. The American Journal of Gastroenterology’s June 2009 issue explored the differentiation of Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease with respect to gastro-intestinal symptoms (both Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional
March 18, 2014

The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition — November 2010

New, non-invasive disease screening strategy for Celiac disease (CD): The study, which included some 5,000 Italian schoolchildren, had a specific goal, according to the abstract: “The aim was to identify CD in 6 to 8-year-old children for a timely diagnosis, start a
March 18, 2014

The Immunology Of Immediate And Delayed Hypersensitivity Reacton To Gluten Vol. 6, no 1

By: A. Vojdani, T. O’Bryan and G.H. Kellermann The immunology of gluten hypersensitivity and celiac disease has been pursued with significant interest in the past 20 years. For the prevention of systemic diseases, most pathogens that gain entry into our bodies must
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