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Dr. Burkhart uses her knowledge in Western/conventional medicine in conjunction with her integrative medicine training to provide a unique perspective on health issues. Dr. Burkhart lives with celiac disease and has eight family members with celiac disease. She understands, on a very personal level, the challenges of living with a chronic health condition.

Four Vitamin Toxicities on a Gluten-Free Diet

The Danger Of Vitamin Toxicity On A Gluten-Free Diet Awareness has increased regarding common vitamin and nutrient deficiencies on a gluten-free diet. Common deficiencies include vitamin D, iron, B vitamins, calcium, zinc, copper, and vitamins A, E and K. Supplements are easily available over…

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Chicken Skin ¿El gluten causa queratosis pilaris (piel de gallina)?

Gluten And Chicken Skin ( Keratosis Pilaris )

Does Gluten Cause Keratosis Pilaris (Chicken Skin)? According to “Dr. Google,” the tiny bumps popularly known as ” chicken skin” that occur on the backs of arms and on cheeks and thighs can be cured by eliminating gluten from the diet. Is there truth…

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mild celiac disease a doctor looking confused

What Is Mild Celiac Disease?

What Does Mild Celiac Disease Mean? I have seen many patients who were told they had mild celiac disease. “ What does that mean?”  Do they need a strict gluten-free diet? Can they “cheat” once in a while since it is only mild? Are…

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Reasons People Follow A Gluten-Free Diet

Reasons Why Someone Follows A Gluten-Free Diet 7 Types of Gluten-Free Dieters What are the reasons people follow a gluten-free diet? Chefs and restaurant employees are baffled and irritated when they meticulously accommodate a gluten-free dining request, only to see the same person diving…

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woman on computer self diagnosing gluten sensitivity

Self Diagnosis of Gluten Sensitivity

People Are Self-Diagnosing Gluten Sensitivity Self-diagnosis of gluten sensitivity is on the rise. That isn’t necessarily a good thing. Ten years ago gluten was a foreign word to the general population. Today it is part of our mainstream culture. Gluten-related news and health articles…

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