Tag Archives: Celiac Disease
May is celiac awareness month, which is the perfect time to recognize and understand this often-misunderstood disease. Gluten-free diets are all the rage these days, and we at Bel Marra feel like our readers should be aware of what eliminating… Read More
Gluten-free diets have become all the rage these days, but what most people don’t realize is that there are people who have to avoid even the smallest amount of gluten or risk triggering a damaging autoimmune response in the intestines.… Read More
A review of some recent health fads has been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that identifies some of the cons associated with juicing, coconut oil, and gluten-free diets.
Dr. Andrew Freeman, co-chair of the … Read More
A new study has found that the risk of celiac disease may be determined by one’s birth date and region. Celiac disease is a condition characterized by hypersensitivity to gluten, meaning, the affected individuals cannot digest it. Gluten intolerance is… Read More
Research suggests that people with celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease are more likely to suffer from migraine headaches.
A migraine is a severe headache that can start with sensory warning signs like flashing lights, blind spots, tingling in the… Read More
Celiac disease patients show immune response to oats due to a protein that is similar to gluten. Melbourne researchers have identified the key components in oats that may trigger an immune response in celiac patients, potentially leading to testing for… Read More
A new study has found that people can be sensitive to gluten even without having celiac disease. Gluten induces certain changes in their bodies different from the ones characteristic of celiac disease, although there may be some symptom overlap.
Senior… Read More
Including quinoa in the gluten-free diet does not exacerbate celiac disease. Quinoa has been generally recommended as a healthy grain for celiac patients because it does not contain gluten, but in-vitro data has shown that quinoa storage proteins may stimulate… Read More
Celiac disease has been found to be associated with coexisting liver disease. Previous studies have shown that celiac patients often have elevated levels of liver enzymes, which typically get back to normal once a gluten-free regimen is implemented. In the… Read More
Celiac disease may increase the risk of asthma by 60 percent, according to research. For every 100,000 people with celiac disease, 147 will develop asthma, which would not have occurred if it weren’t for the digestive disorder. The study found… Read More
Celiac disease is not a risk factor for colon cancer or melanoma (skin cancer). Although celiac disease won’t increase the risk for colon cancer or melanoma, it is associated with a higher risk for three other types of cancer, including… Read More
Celiac disease can lead to earlier menopause and pregnancy complications if left untreated. Menopause typically occurs at the end of a woman’s reproductive period, which is roughly at the age of 50. It is defined as going without a menstrual… Read More