People who have celiac disease have an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. They cannot tolerate gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, and barley.
like stricklydating wrote it is a gluten intolerance.
a trial of a gluten free diet can give and idea if that is the cause. formally an endoscopy and small bowel biopsy are diagnostic
by Nicole Jakes 17 months ago
Are others with Celiac Disease/gluten sensitivity affected by non-food products with gluten?Do things like lip balm or shampoo give you flare-ups?
by Kakazza 5 years ago
My 1 yr old has extreme constipation. We have tried enema's, suppositories, now 3 different types of laxatives, completely changing his diet. Giving him a high fiber diet, cutting down on dairy, cutting out bananas, white breads & pasta, increasing water consumption, adding olive oil to his...
by Simone Haruko Smith 6 years ago
Weekly Topic Inspiration: Living Gluten-FreeMore people than ever are cutting gluten out of their diets, which makes wheat-free food a hot topic in food, health and recipe domains.If you don't know what to write about this week, consider touching on the topic of gluten-free living- recipes, reasons...
by Sam Montana 2 years ago
Hi Hubbers,I'd like some help with passing the Quality Assessment Process. Will you please give feedback on my Hub Understanding Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance. What can I do to improve? Thanks!At first this article was un-featured due to low views. I then went in and change some words. The...
by Kenna McHugh 18 months ago
Did you try a gluten-free diet without consulting a doctor first? If so, why? If not, why?Gluten sensitivity is super popular now. We see ``Gluten Free'' or ``GF'' on grocery store shelves and labels on such glorified food. Most of us probably haven't a clue what ``gluten free'' means or how gluten...
by Simone Haruko Smith 6 years ago
Gluten and wheat-free diets, recipes, and discussions are really gaining traction these days. Do you have a friend with a wheat allergy? Or a family member with celiacs disease? Or a favorite gluten-free recipe? Consider writing about those things as a part of this week's Weekly Topic...
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