Gluten Sensitivity


Tests For Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance/Sensitivity

Testing For Celiac Disease And Gluten Intolerance   By Amy Burkhart MD, RD How do you test for celiac disease and gluten intolerance? The information on this topic can be dizzying. Let’s simplify it. Celiac Disease Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that occurs…

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Fingernail changes in IBS, Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease

Fingernail changes in IBS, Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease Fingernails: A Window To Your Health By Amy Burkhart MD, RD If you suffer from digestive issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), FODMAP intolerance, or gluten sensitivity, fingernails may reveal more about your health…

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Four Vitamin Toxicities on a Gluten-Free Diet

The Danger Of Vitamin Toxicity On A Gluten-Free Diet By Amy Burkhart MD, RD A gluten-free diet can lead to vitamin deficiencies. This is well known.  But what about vitamin toxicities in a gluten-free dieter? Why would this happen? Vitamin D, iron, B vitamins,…

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Gluten And Keratosis Pilaris ( A Chicken Skin Rash)

Does Gluten Cause Keratosis Pilaris (a.k.a. Chicken Skin)? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD According to “Dr. Google,” the tiny bumps commonly known as a chicken skin rash are made worse by gluten. The rash is seen on the backs of arms, on cheeks, and…

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What Is Mild Celiac Disease?

What Does “Mild” Celiac Disease Mean? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD I see many people who are told they have “mild celiac disease.” “ What does that mean?” Do they need a strictly gluten-free diet? Can they “cheat” once in a while since it…

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