Gluten Allergies And How It Affects Your Body

A Gluten Allergy Can Lead To More Serious Issues

How gluten allergies affect your body is astonishing. It is believed that 1-133 Americans have a gluten allergy or celiac disease.

This is an incredible number of individuals, merely dealing with the same issue. Left undiagnosed, and this food allergy can lead to very big problems.

Celiac disease affects more then just your digestive track. Because of it`s cause and effect to decrease the nutrients in the body, it has an impact on your entire `being`.

On a more serious note, it`s been said that gluten has a toxic effect on the brain. This is not an allergy to be taken lightly. In fact researchers have found that more then half of the people with undetermined neuological conditions have this condition. These results are compelling.

People suffering from a gluten allergy or as it is sometimes called Celiac Disease,or Celiac Sprue their systems can not tolerate the protein found in wheat, rye or barley.
Gluten can also be found certain medicines as well as a number of other things which I will list in my other articles.

Research has shown that this is hereditary.
The only treatment for this allergy is to change your diet.
In a person with this allergy, the bodies immune system responds to gluten by damaging the small intestine.
This lining has small finger-like growths called villi The normal function of the villi is to absorb nutrients. However when the villi gets damaged, the body can’t get the nutrients it needs.
So for many people suffering from this allergy it is a process of learning how to live with this food intolerance. By having the resources and tools needed to start on your new way to health.

Undiagnosed for long periods of time, food intolerance’s have been found to contribute to diabetes, bowel cancer, anemia and osteoporosis.

It`s decision time,if your body is experiencing any of these symptoms, it`s up to you to use some healthy living tips and get your body back to it`s sensational self!


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