From Allergic Living’s magazine Fall 2012 issue. IT WAS the itch that wouldn’t quit. Melinda Dennis had developed a painful skin rash that turned out to be dermatitis herpetiformis, a sure sign of celiac disease. But this was 1990 and back then so little was known about celiac disease and its symptoms that Dennis thought she’d […]
The disease doesn’t end at the gut: oral symptoms, from rotting teeth to mouth cancer, are also related to celiac. Find out what to watch for and how to avoid celiac disease’s effects on the mouth.
Celiac disease can affect your teeth and mouth in a number of ways: Dental enamel defects: Patches of grey, yellow, white or brown on the teeth, and/or teeth that are deeply pitted, grooved or misshapen. The defects are found on both sides of the mouth or on both upper and lower teeth, not just on […]
Women with celiac disease have a decreased risk of breast and ovarian cancers, says new Swedish research.
A scientist sets out to prove that gluten and a leaky gut may be causing 20 percent of autism disorders.
Actress Jennifer Esposito is upset that she’s been put on unpaid leave from the TV series “Blue Bloods” because of issues with her celiac disease.
A recent Mayo Clinic study finds that 65 percent of celiac disease patients do not receive adequate long-term care following their diagnosis.
The following information is courtesy of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) Having a relative with celiac disease increases your risk of developing celiac, but many parents, siblings and family members are resistant to getting tested. Earlier this year, NFCA collaborated with the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston […]
A study of children with celiac disease who live in the north has found that between 30 and 35 percent of them have poor bone health.