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Non-coeliac gluten sensitivity — a look at the evidence

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by natasa778, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. natasa778

    natasa778 Senior Member

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  2. xchocoholic

    xchocoholic Senior Member

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    Great article. I'm still seeing that they are only attributing digestive symptoms with gluten in celiacs. Most of the celiacs I know report other symptoms too.

    I know one who just gets argumentative and has no digestive complaints. One who gets hand pain. Several reported ataxia. I get insomnia, myoclonus and a few spots that are probably DH.

    With all the biopsy proven celiacs out there this would be an easy study.

    They've really missed the boat on this.

    tc .. x
  3. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6

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    There are other threads on this - do a title search for 'gluten'.

    Two that I started are here and here.

    It's very unfair that only coeliacs can get gluten-free food on prescription in the UK. I wonder whether that is one reason for the repeated official denials that non-coeliac gluten sensitivity exists...a broadening of the free prescription criteria would be rather expensive for governments with free healthcare systems.
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    Valentijn Activity Level: 3

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    I get full body swelling from gluten and some other foods, though I don't have a proper allergy. It's noticeable even to doctors :D
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    From Nutrition and Neuroscience.
    The Prevalence of Antibodies against Wheat and Milk Proteins in Blood Donors and Their Contribution to Neuroimmune Reactivities.
    http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/6/1/15

    I get joint pain after gluten exposure...especially in the hands and feet/ankles.

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