Amy Burkhart  MD, RD  Articles/Media

Amy Burkhart  MD, RD  Articles/Media

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POTS, Celiac Disease and Gluten: An Undiscovered Connection?

By Amy Burkhart

Adeline was so tired that at the age of 12 she couldn’t find the energy to run around a baseball field during PE. The fatigue was affecting her concentration, grades and life. Getting to school was a struggle, and making it through, nearly impossible.

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Back Pain and Gluten

By Amy Burkhart

In my previous practice as an emergency room doctor, I saw numerous people with back pain. It was often due to a traumatic injury related to lifting, a fall or a car accident.

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What is Fructose Malabsorption?

By Amy Burkhart

Fructose is a sugar that is found in many foods such as fresh fruits and honey, high fructose corn syrup and many processed foods. It is also a component of plain table sugar , and some vegetables.

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Top 5 Reasons for Persistent Symptoms after “Going Gluten-Free”

By Amy Burkhart

This really should be number 1, 2 and 3, since it is by far the leading cause of ongoing symptoms in patients starting a gluten-free diet. The intake of gluten may be intentional, for those patients mistakenly assuming "a little won’t hurt," or inadvertent as the diet can be challenging at the start.

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Magnesium Deficiency

By Amy Burkhart

This month Dr. Burkhart talks about an important mineral that needs to be addressed if you suffer from a malabsorption disorder, chronic stress, allergic problems, hormone imbalances and more. What is it?

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