Gluten Sensitivity

Gluten Sensitivity

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I went paleo- gluten free for a little over 3 weeks then decided I missed my Ezekiel bread so for the past 3 days I began eating it again. I wasn't sure if it was in my head or not but I felt a slight stomach ache I usually only have a bowel... (more)

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by 15400 · about 18 hours ago

I don't understand anything - I admit it. I used to think I did, but now I know I don't. Well, I am gluten intolerant and sensitive to all kinds of foods. I always attributed it to my gut problem, some kind of dysbiosis and SIBO. A crazy doctor... (more)

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August 0 · May 02, 2013 at 3:01 PM

Yeah, so you have no symptoms because you shut off your immune system. So the damage still gets done, but your immune system just doesn't respond. If you get exposed to a virus or bacteria after one of these shots, the immune system won't... (more)

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by 3904 · about 18 hours ago

Last week I stopped eating wheat for a couple of days and suddenly I was having postnasal drip like crazy. Today I dropped eating all wheat again and it's happening again. Maybe it's a coincidence, but I thought I'd ask if this could be some... (more)

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margaux23 0 · April 09, 2013 at 7:31 AM

It could be your body detoxing... Who knows! Everyone has different reactions to these things. I had the opposite reaction... when I stopped eating wheat all my post-nasal drip disappeared! It was NUTS. I was way chronic with sinus issues... I... (more)

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by 115 · about 19 hours ago

if they feel great eating bread and pasta, staying off gluten for 20 days didn't change a thing and their bowel movements are regular and proper? I'm trying to stay off gluten, but hubby is reluctant, eats bread everyday for breakfast and dinner.... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · November 11, 2012 at 12:14 AM

The 90% of folks figure is likely pushed by folks who want to sell books, DVD, and other products. My take on the whole issue is that true gluten sensitivity is probably quite rare. Leaky gut problems are much more common. Assuming one's gut is... (more)

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by 75 · about 19 hours ago

Hi Everyone. So I started going Paleo in January. It was great, then I went away to work at a camp for the summer, still stayed as paleo as possible with the shitty food we had. After working for the summer I went travelling for 3/4 weeks and... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · October 11, 2012 at 12:47 AM

When the skin makes Vitamin D3 naturally, usually 10-20,000 IU are made locally in the skin. The excess Vitamin D 3 is then broken down to its degradation products. These degradation products have been shown to inhibit the development of psoriasis... (more)

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by 573 · about 19 hours ago

Last year I found out that I had a gluten intolerance/sensitivity by eliminating it for a month and then reintroducing it. It made me feel bloated within a couple hours and turned me into a stinkbomb. Then a month or two later I accidentally had... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 24, 2012 at 4:34 PM

I wouldn't say that you're "cured" but that you've healed and now can handle it occasionally. Remember, gluten (among other things) irritates your gut lining and lets proteins directly into your blood because of the leaky gut (that's the... (more)

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by 4347 · about 19 hours ago

Edit: some background on what I eat--I generally eat moderate carb, zero grain, a little butter, weekly WAPF beans (budget reasons), and all pastured meats. Plenty of veg, some fruit. Last week I got glutened by something--contaminated spices?... (more)

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Lindy_1 0 · July 21, 2012 at 4:51 AM

I have the autoimmune disorder ankylosing spondylitis (with digestive complications and spinal arthritis). One thing that has helped me in the past is to eat straight meat for a day or so to calm my symptoms. It's the easiest thing to digest. ... (more)

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by 9402 · about 19 hours ago

A bunch of sources say to avoid coffee if you are gluten intolerant, and apparently it was also mentioned at... (more)

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GoClick 0 · May 01, 2012 at 6:55 PM

It's an both and / either or issue. The pathology that causes you to develop a gluten sensitivity can cause you to develop sensitivities to anything else too. Other food allergies are EXCEEDINGLY common in people with Celiac disease, as are... (more)

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by 45 · about 19 hours ago

My doctor told me I was fine to follow a modified Paleo diet and allow myself some wild rice and rolled oats (I love oatmeal). All the literature I had read advised against these, so for the first week I avoided them completely. This morning I... (more)

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Milla 0 · March 07, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Hi Kayle, Firstly, whether or not to include oats in gluten-free diets for those with sensitivity is a controversial subject: some cultivars of oats contain the proteins that provoke a response in gluten sensitive and celiac people. If you were... (more)

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by 1257 · about 19 hours ago

Since starting Paleo (4 months ago) I have discovered that the major reason I feel so much better on this diet is that I definitely have gluten sensitivity (NCGS), and Paleo has eliminated pretty much everything that can cross-react with gluten.... (more)

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Aravindan_Balasubramanian 0 · February 14, 2012 at 10:57 PM

There are some interesting articles from Peter at Hyperlipid on this topic... (more)

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by 2240 · about 19 hours ago

This is kind of off the top of my head, but I have been reading various articles related to gluten intolerance in pets and how grains are just as bad for them as they are for humans, yet I can't seem to find anyone specifically addressing how a... (more)

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Doug_3 0 · February 06, 2012 at 10:00 PM

My Naturopath has cats that her husband used to be allergic to. Since switching the cats to a real food (basically Paleo for Cats) diet, her husband's allergies to their cats have disappeared. He is still allergic to other people's cats, but not... (more)

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by 15400 · about 19 hours ago

This is my second time having seaweed (laver) to wrap my fish (I am making sushi without the rice) and both times I get glutened (I am gluten intolerant). Why? On the package it says: Ingredients: seaweed. Nothing else. Please do not think it... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · February 03, 2012 at 10:21 PM

I have celiac disease and (at least at this point, about 7 months into a gluten-free diet/healing) I'm so sensitive I have to avoid foods processed on machinery that had wheat products on it. For seaweed, I'm not sure what this could include:... (more)

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by 4873 · about 19 hours ago

Ugg...I have a stomach ache. Usually this only happens when I've been exposed to gluten or MSG. The ONLY thing it could be is some curry spice that I put on my sweet potatoes. I'm starting to wonder if there are "anti clumping" additives in my... (more)

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Kewpie 0 · December 05, 2011 at 3:37 AM

It's possible--especially in spice blends. However, there are companies you can buy from that are very upfront about their ingredients (and gluten) status. Penzeys is a good choice.

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

I'm gluten sensitive, in that if I go for 1 week or more without gluten and then have for example pancakes, I get brain-fog and feel 'down' the next day. This feeling continues for another day, or two at the very most. The response is delayed... (more)

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kelly_2 0 · April 21, 2011 at 9:23 AM

Hi! First off, I am sorry that you have had such a hard time with Gluten!! Secondly, have you been tested for celiac disease? Your username appears to be Norwegian... so if you are indeed from Scandinavia, I know that it is cheap and easy to... (more)

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by 1906 · about 19 hours ago

On a recent Robb Wolf podcast, it was mentioned that some significant percentage (33%?)of autoimmune diseases appear to be linked to gluten sensitivity, insulin resistance, and/or intestinal permeability. Other autoimmune disease have not yet been... (more)

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Stacy_1 0 · April 01, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Robb has noted that in particular Celiac, Multiple Sclerosis, depression, Schizophrenia, Hashimoto???s, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Ulcerative Colitis, thyroid dysfunction, Scleroderma, Sarcoidosis, Crohns, Cushing???s, Lupus, eczema, acne,... (more)

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by 315 · about 19 hours ago

I've been strict paleo for almost a year. The few times I've "cheated," and consumed very small amounts of gluten, I've gotten pretty ill. The symptoms included headache, joint ache, and upset stomach, as well as a change in mood. This makes me... (more)

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Dale_1 0 · January 20, 2011 at 12:02 AM

I was just listening to an early Robb Wolf podcast and he addressed a very similar question (the last 5 min. or so of episode 6). I think it was for someone that was getting deployed. He said that maybe they should eat a piece of toast or cookie... (more)

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by 598 · October 21, 2014 at 4:32 AM

I think I was verging on celiac before going Paleo. It didn't give me the runs like it does most celiac people but it upset my stomach and made me pretty severely constipated. Every so often I eat a couple small crackers or a bite of cookie just... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · December 16, 2013 at 8:06 PM

If you're as intolerant as you suspect you are, then you should completely cut down gluten. According to Robb Wolf on his book, even a little of gluten is staying in the gut for 2 weeks, and it can instigate an autoimmune response for up to 6... (more)

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by 37187 · October 21, 2014 at 4:20 AM

This article did a perfect job of describing my problems and experiments involving NCGS (Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity.) If you suspect or know you have issues with wheat, I recommend it! My questions: how did you discover you had a problem with... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · April 04, 2013 at 3:02 AM

I was the same as you, I went gluten-free hoping to lose a few pounds and lost about 10 minor health conditions that I didn't know I had. My sleep, mood, and energy improved, muscle and joint soreness disappeared, skin conditions disappeared, I... (more)

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by 115 · October 21, 2014 at 4:08 AM

I have seen a GP who pretty much said gluten sensitivity and intolerance is made up and it must be IBS. Also heard it's quite hard to pin down sensitivity when they are slight and some of the test are only available in US. What kind of test would... (more)

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Allie_4 0 · December 24, 2012 at 10:51 AM

I got the frustrating IBS diagnosis too... but my questions is, why does it matter if you are "officially" diagnosed or not? It's your choice to stop eating gluten. If you stop and you feel better, hooray, if you stop and you don't feel better,... (more)

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by 15400 · October 21, 2014 at 4:03 AM

I have a weird question (as always) but I really would like to hear some feedback/thoughts. Some background - I was really really sick with something (I still don't know what it was) and got much better by being on a very strict version of Paleo... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · September 13, 2012 at 3:38 PM

I tend to think that gluten sensitivity is related to the die off of certain bacteria that can break down the gluten proteins, probably from overuse of antibiotics and from being too hygenic. See Lucas Tarfur's blog for more details on... (more)

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by 1386 · October 21, 2014 at 3:11 AM

this is a highly interesting article about the possible influence of retinoic acid and other retinol derivates in the onset of IBS or even Celiac: "It also demonstrated that in the treatment of inflammatory intestinal diseases, vitamin A and its... (more)

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Katherine 0 · May 07, 2011 at 12:10 AM

There isn't enough retinol in a topical (accutane is a different story) to make a difference and the big thing that is consistently missed is that vitamin D matters very much. Excesssive A is a problem - but as long as serum 25(OH)D levels are... (more)

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by 3976 · October 21, 2014 at 3:10 AM

Ok, this isn't strictly paleo, and not exactly a question, but since most of you are grain free (and many celiacs like me) I figured I'd share this link to urge the FDA to put the food labeling rules about gluten in place:... (more)

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bittykitty 0 · February 05, 2011 at 4:26 PM

Amen.. Went to Olive Garden Thursday night with co-workers.Kitchen staff gave me the wrong pasta(not gluten free) , and I ended up missing half a day of work Friday because of it,plus a concert I had been looking forward to.Co-worker actually... (more)

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by 1783 · October 21, 2014 at 3:10 AM

I'd like to get an IgA tTG test, and perhaps even a mucosal biopsy, done for a couple of reasons. Firstly, everyone in my family displays symptoms of celiac and/or gluten intolerance, but none of them really care or even believe me when I bring... (more)

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bittykitty 0 · January 18, 2011 at 12:32 PM

Last spring, went see a doctor about getting a "legitimate diagnosis".(I had been off gluten for a almost a year,it was making me pass out)Got through two weeks of the gluten challenge before I started having reactions so severe that I gave it... (more)

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by 1397 · October 21, 2014 at 3:06 AM

I need a study, or some other legitimate source for the percentage people with gluten sensitivity/intolerance in the general population. Does anyone have one?

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · August 11, 2010 at 10:56 PM

"Only 0.4% of the U.S. population carries HLA-DQ4 and no other allele." Every other allele is associated to some degree with gluten problems. I was personally tested for the classic celiac alleles??? HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8. I was negative for both... (more)

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by 22913 · October 21, 2014 at 3:06 AM

http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2008/12/gluten-sensitivity-celiac-disease-is.html I'd like to get tested for HLA-DQ as Stephan talks about In addition, I'd like to be tested for my Maternal and Paternal Haplogroups as well All preferably... (more)

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penty 0 · July 23, 2010 at 7:42 PM

How about this? https://www.enterolab.com/StaticPages/TestInfo.aspx Look at the "Gluten Sensitivity Stool and Gene Panel Complete ($369)" or the "Gene Test for Gluten Sensitivity/Celiac Sprue ($149)". (more)

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