You might be surprised. Although there can be gastrointestinal issues, often those symptoms are “silent” in someone even with a severe gluten sensitivity. Also, many people consider it “normal” to have just a few bowel movements a week, chronic constipation, or intermittent episodes of diarrhea and constipation. As I often say: common, but not normal.Continue reading “What Symptoms Suggest Celiac or Gluten Sensitivity?”
Surgery for Heartburn | Parade.com. Surgery for heartburn is not necessary! In fact, neither is medication. I have never worked with a client who was not able to eliminate heartburn, GERD, acid reflux, or whatever else it is being labeled, simply by adjusting their nutrition. Doesn’t it make sense to take an approach that actuallyContinue reading “Surgery for Heartburn | Parade.com”
Read my article, plus an interview with 2 of my wonderful clients, as featured in the The Times Herald Record on December 23, 2009. Can Going Gluten Free Change Your Life? Goodbye to Gluten: Two Who Feel ‘So Much Better’
Most people wouldn’t think that these could all be caused by a food sensitivity, but they often are. Sensitivity to gluten, the protein in wheat, barley, oats, spelt and other grains, can cause these problems, and many more. People often undergo years of treatment for these symptoms without ever being diagnosed for the true underlying problem: gluten sensitivity. Although gluten is not always the cause, it may be possible to successfully manage many of these health issues only if gluten is removed from the diet.
Identifying food sensitivities and helping clients adapt to eliminating them has been one of the most important keys to successfully assisting my clients reach their optimal health and well-being. Many clients come in with a long list of chronic symptoms, each of which has been treated, often unsuccessfully, with different medication, by a different specialist, and all of which we have been able to resolve within months simply by identifying and eliminating food sensitivities.