Do you know more than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten?
Gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, is one of the most common food allergen in modern diets. It’s estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease are never diagnosed. It is also estimated that as much as 15% of the US population is gluten intolerant. Could you be one of them?
If you have any of the following symptoms it could be a sign that you have gluten intolerance:
10 Symptoms Of Gluten Intolerance
Check this list of the main symptoms exerted by a Gluten intolerance man and if you have any of them it could be a sign that you have gluten intolerance:
Digestive issues such as gas, bloating, diarrhea and even constipation. In children it is particularly evident after eating gluten.
Keratosis Pilaris, (ker-uh-TOE-sis pih-LAIR-is) is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, usually on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks, which is also known as ‘chicken skin’. This symptom tends be as a result of a fatty acid deficiency and vitamin A deficiency secondary to fat-malabsorption caused by gluten damaging the gut.
People with gluten intolerance may feel: fatigue, brain fog or feeling tired after eating a meal that contains gluten.
Diagnosis of an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Lupus, Psoriasis, Scleroderma or Multiple sclerosis.
There may be also some neurologic symptoms such as dizziness or feeling of being off balance.
Hormone imbalances such as PMS, PCOS or unexplained infertility.
Often migraine headaches.
Fibromyalgia or diagnosis of chronic fatigue. These diagnoses simply indicate your conventional doctor cannot pin point the cause of your fatigue or pain.
Inflammation, swelling or pain in your joints such as fingers, knees or hips.
Mood issues such as anxiety, depression, mood swings and ADD.
Find out more at Eat Local Grown how you can test for and treat gluten intolerance