The People's Perspective on Medicine
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Arthritis

Will Gluten-Free Diet Ease Arthritis Pain?

Joint pain is common, but one possible cause is less common. Will following a gluten-free diet ease arthritis? One reader reports benefit.

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Celiac Disease

If Leaky Gut Syndrome Exists, How Can You Test for It?

Is there such a thing as leaky gut syndrome or intestinal permeability? How would you know if you were dealing with this condition? Find out about testing.

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Celiac Disease

What Is the Link Between Infection and Celiac Disease?

Norwegian scientists found a connection between infection and celiac disease among childre with genetic susceptibility to this autoimmune condition.

Dr. Joe Murray, Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, expert on celiac disease
Podcasts

Show 1100: What Is the Story on Celiac Disease? (Archive)

Get the full story on celiac disease and learn when you should and when you should NOT follow a gluten free diet for your health.

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Celiac Disease

How Much Gluten Is in a Gluten-Free Diet?

Even a purportedly gluten-free diet may have enough gluten contamination to cause problems for those with celiac disease.

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Celiac Disease

Will There Be a Vaccine to Prevent Celiac Disease?

A reovirus infection that does not cause symptoms revs up the immune response against gluten. A vaccine against the virus might prevent celiac disease.

Peter Green, MD, Gluten Exposed
Podcasts

Show 1049: Do You Need a Gluten-Free Diet?

Celiac disease is not rare, but it is not common enough to account for the popularity of gluten-free products. Do you need a gluten-free diet?

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Celiac Disease

Why Are More People on a Gluten-Free Diet?

Many people are following a gluten-free diet even though they do not have celiac disease, which requires gluten-free eating.

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Celiac Disease

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity a Figment of the Imagination?

We have observed health professionals laughing at the idea of "leaky gut." New research suggests this condition exists, in part from gluten sensitivity

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Allergies

Feeling Better on a Gluten-Free Diet

Why do some people feel much better when they avoid eating foods containing gluten, even though they don't have celiac disease?

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Cancer

Could Floating Poop Be A Sign of Celiac Disease?

Should you worry about floating poop? The answer is complex. It could be nothing or a sign of something serious like celiac disease or pancreatic cancer.

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Celiac Disease

Nerve Damage Higher in Celiac Disease Patients

People diagnosed with celiac disease have more than double the risk of developing neuropathy later than people without this autoimmune condition.

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Bloating

Celiac Disease Leads To Smelly Poop and Gas

People with celiac disease may suffer from smelly poop and gas. Eliminating gluten may solve these problems.

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Celiac Disease

Gluten-Free Diet Stopped Chronic Migraines

Migraine headaches could be a symptom of celiac disease, an autoimmune condition triggered by the gluten in wheat, barley and rye.

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Celiac Disease

No Magic Window for Infants’ Gluten Exposure

Research shows no magic window for introducing gluten into babies' diets to lower their risk of developing celiac disease.

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a selection of different pastas and breads
Celiac Disease

Gluten-Free Defined at Last