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Doctor looking confused. Doctors don't understand celiac disease or gluten sensitivity

Doctors Don’t Understand Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity

Doctors Misunderstand Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity by Amy Burkhart MD, RD Patients feel their doctors don’t understand celiac disease, and they really don’t understand gluten sensitivity. Imagine having an illness that even your doctor can’t help you with. It leaves you swimming in…

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steak on a plate with tomato contains meat glue which may be a cause of autoimmune disease

Is Meat Glue A Cause Of Autoimmune Disease?

Research Shows Meat Glue May Trigger Some Autoimmune Disease What is meat glue? And what does it have to do with autoimmune disease? There are likely many reasons autoimmune diseases get “triggered.” Research continues to show that meat glue may be one of them.…

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Cashews and Almonds in bowl. Both eaten to avoid magnesium deficiency

Magnesium Deficiency: Symptoms & Treatment

Magnesium Deficiency Is Common   Magnesium deficiency is common and difficult to measure with blood tests. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in our bodies (following Calcium, Phosphorus, and Potassium). It is vital to health. The majority of magnesium is stored in our…

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Can Celiac Disease Be Contagious?

My Celiac Disease is “Contagious” How can celiac disease be contagious? It is an autoimmune disease. You can’t “catch” celiac disease, but the number of people with celiac disease is rising. Why? The “Spread” When I moved to California, neither celiac disease nor the…

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POTS syndrome and gluten. Diet can affect POTS syndrome. Image is man with feet up on desk. He is sleeping

POTS Syndrome And Gluten: A Connection

POTS Syndrome And Gluten By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Does Gluten Worsen Pots Syndrome Symptoms?   POTS syndrome and gluten have a connection. But what exactly is POTS syndrome? While it has been recently reported as a long-haul symptom of COVID-19, evidence is also…

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