Is Gluten Sensitivity 'Celiac Light'?

A recent article titled, “Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Gluten Sensitivity Without Celiac Disease: Notes from the Front Lines” raised an interesting issue and I wanted to share it here. The article suggests that gluten sensitivity tends to be less severe than celiac disease. Based on this, it’s suggested that gluten sensitivity might be thought of Read more…

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NBC's segment on gluten-free diet gets it right

It is not often I watch a news segment on Celiac Disease/Gluten-Free Diet where I don’t want to cringe, but Friday’s segment on The Today Show by Joy Bauer gave viewers great information on how to determine who needs to ‘go gluten free’. The segment started with Joy defining Celiac Disease as a serious autoimmune disease Read more…

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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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