Gluten Sensitivity and Constipation: Understanding the Link

Chronic constipation isn’t just uncomfortable—it can be a serious health condition. If you are suffering from this condition and haven’t been able to pinpoint the medical cause yet, I recommend setting up an appointment with your doctor to get tested for celiac disease or a food sensitivity, in particular to gluten. Commonly experienced by celiacs, chronic Read more…

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April's Question & Answer with Dr. Stephen Wangen

Question: Why is there such a strong connect between Celiac Disease and infertility? Answer: There are likely a combination of issues that are tied to gluten intolerance that affect ones overall health and thus affect fertility. The ability to reproduce is largely about the overall health of a species. Celiac disease is essentially a very Read more…

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Celiac Disease and Other Forms of Gluten Intolerance

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, and is responsible for the springiness and stretchiness of bread. Allergies and intolerances to gluten have been the subject of intensive research over the past decade. Much of this research has focused on celiac disease, which is a special form of gluten intolerance. It is Read more…

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IBS and Gluten Intolerance

Like many people who have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), you may have discovered that you are gluten intolerant. Or maybe you have IBS symptoms and are wondering if you are gluten intolerant. The diagnosis of IBS of course is (or was) of no real help to you, and it really is of Read more…

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