Do I have a Gluten Sensitivity?

October 15, 2018
Gluten-Related Health Issues Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. A gluten allergy or intolerance means that your digestive system has an allergic reaction to gluten. Celiac disease in an autoimmune disorder that triggers your immune system to attack parts of your small intestine when gluten is ingested. This reaction damages your body’s ability to get proper absorption which leads to permanent intestinal damage and malnutrition. Common Foods Containing Gluten How Gluten Behaves In The Body Your digestive system is made up of healthy microbes that help with absorption from the gut into the bloodstream. When you have a gluten intolerance or celiac disease and consume gluten, your gut and small intestine become inflamed. An unhealthy gut can lead to permanent problems if not addressed. Symptoms of Gluten Allergy
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Hives
  • Canker Sores
  • Ulcers
Symptoms of Celiac Disease
  • Bloating
  • Gas
  • Stomach Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Weight Loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • And More
Is a Gluten-Free Diet Just A Fad? Recently, gluten-free diets have promoted health benefits for all, yet, only 1% of the US population has celiac disease, and an additional .6- 13% suffer from gluten allergy or a slight sensitivity (known as NCGS). According to Medical News Today, there is no real need to avoid gluten unless you are allergic or celiac, and in fact, you could be missing out on key nutritional ingredients, such as fiber, calcium and more, if you avoid gluten altogether. Instead of eliminating gluten on your own, it’s important to get properly diagnosed with a food allergy test. MedStudio Can Help Test for Gluten Intolerance At MedStudio, we understand how detrimental food-related allergies can be. This is why we offer a free consultation to study your symptoms. Afterwards, our skilled nurse practitioner administers a food sensitivity test to determine how gluten affects your particular body. We also provide hormone therapy and IV drip therapy within the safety and comfort of our office to help reverse any gut damage, so you can start feeling better, faster. Don’t continue to suffer with your gluten-related health problems. Contact the team at MedStudio, today and start to feel better.