One of our favorite Mother’s Day stories the Allergic Living archives. First published in May, 2012. I’m not a big fan of amusement park rides: the kiddie train or a quick spin on the carousel horse is about my speed. On the day our son had his first anaphylactic reaction, I walked away from the […]
While Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and other celebs embrace the gluten-free diet for weight loss, the truth is: for most people who adopt the diet for celiac disease, the results are quite the opposite. In a 2006 study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, a whopping 81 percent of celiacs on the gluten-free diet […]
Miserable – that’s how Christine Auman describes the 12 years of her life before her celiac disease diagnosis. She was bowled over by fatigue, anemia, swollen joints, vitamin D deficiency, heart problems, dental problems and more. “I was passed around from doctor to doctor,” recalls the Doylestown, Pennsylvania mother of two. “Nobody could diagnose me.” […]
Singer Miley Cyrus wants you to know that she’s not succumbing to an eating disorder. She’s just lost weight because of what she calls her “gluten allergy”.
It sounds like celiac disease and it feels like celiac disease – but it’s not. Physicians are now being advised to consider symptoms such as stomach bloat, fatigue and muscle and joint pain when diagnosing non-celiac gluten sensitivity, a relatively new condition on the spectrum of gluten-related disorders. “There is tremendous confusion when it comes […]
Having celiac disease ups the chance of having thyroid disease. Unfortunately, going on gluten-free doesn’t appear to slow the progression.
While gluten-free breads are often found wanting, new research says sourdough presents a palatable solution.
A new survey finds that women with celiac disease are more prone to depression and disordered eating than most people.