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What is pots syndrome. A woman with POTS after covid is laying on a couch with her feet up in the air

What Is POTS Syndrome? How Is It Connected To Covid?

What Is POTS Syndrome?And what is the connection to COVID? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD POTS ( Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) is making headlines. It is being seen after Covid infections, even if Covid was mild or asymptomatic. But what is POTS Syndrome? Does…

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

Gluten And Keratosis Pilaris AKA Chicken Skin Rash

Does Gluten Cause Keratosis Pilaris (a.k.a. Chicken Skin)? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD   Chicken skin is a term commonly used for the skin condition keratosis pilaris. According to “Dr. Google,” this rash on the backs of arms, cheeks, and thighs is made worse…

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FODMAP Foods Cause “Gluten” Sensitivity

FODMAP Foods Cause Most Cases Of Gluten Sensitivity By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Researchers studying gluten sensitivity were surprised to find that most people’s symptoms after eating wheat weren’t due to gluten. The cause of symptoms in most cases was FODMAP sugars. FODMAPS are…

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Why Gluten-Free Oreos Are A Big Deal

Why Gluten-Free Oreos Are A Big Deal By Amy Burkhart MD, RD   Gluten-free Oreos are here. This is a big deal to a lot of people. While many folks on restricted diets are happy about gluten-free Oreos because an old favorite is available…

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Sherpa carrying a heavy load of gluten. products. Gluten may cause back pain in some

Back Pain and Gluten

The Link Between Gluten And Back Pain By Amy Burkhart MD RD For most people, back pain does not evoke any thought of gluten intolerance. Clearly, most back pain is not attributable to gluten; there are far more common reasons to experience it.* But…

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