Gluten Sensitivity Symptoms and Side Effects
Hey guys, Axe, here. In this tutorial, I'mgoing to talk about what gluten sensitivity is and how gluten is affecting your life. So gluten sensitivity symptoms, gluten sensitivityside effects. I even read an article recently that said gluten sensitivity might be a myth.The truth is that's not true. Gluten sensitivity is a real thing and hereare the top warning signs that you might be gluten sensitive: If you have any type of digestion issue, it'sa clear sign you have gluten sensitivity. If you have food allergies, whatsoever.
Allergies to dairy and wheat and eggs, that'sa clear sign you have gluten sensitivity. If you have autoimmune disease, it's a clearsign you have gluten sensitivity. If you struggle with chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, weight gain, joint pain, arthritis, brain inflammation. Or if your child has ADHD or autism, or ifyou have thyroid issues, like hypothyroidism or hormone imbalance. Those are all clear warning signs that youare probably sensitive to gluten. What gluten is, it's a sticky protein thatis found in wheat, barley and rye. Mostly
in wheat today. This gluten today, it's beenhybridized so this isn't the same gluten that our ancestors were consuming a couple hundredyears ago. This is a new breed of gluten that our bodies are highly sensitive to. Here's what happens and here's how it affectsyour body. When you consume gluten, it's an inflammatory protein. It gets into your gutand will start to cause intestinal inflammation. It will eventually actually rip a hole inyour gut. Your gut acts like a net, so it will teara hole in it and gluten will leak through and start causing inflammation throughoutthe body. It can actually cause autoimmune
disease. What auto immune disease is due to glutensensitivity, is when your body starts finding gluten at protein, it sees it as a foreigninvader, but other tissues in your body are made up of protein, including your thyroidand your joints and things like that. So your body, after it attacks gluten longenough, says, quot;Oh, well there's some protein that looks like gluten on the thyroid. I'mgoing to start attacking that as well.quot; So that's why gluten sensitivity has been linkedto Hashimoto's thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, and a number of otherhealth issues.
So again, if you have any of those issuesthat's a clear warning sign that you are gluten sensitive. So let me teach you know how to go glutenfree and how to follow a glutenfree diet. First off, it's not as bad as it sounds. Mostpeople think, quot;I'm going gluten free, this means I can never eat bread again.quot; The good news is there are natural floursthat are gluten free. Some of my favorites are coconut flour, almond flour, as well assprouted spelt flour. At least the sprouted spelt, it says its gluten free.
Also, sourdough breads are much easier toconsume. It's not that you can never have bread again. You just want to consume thosein moderation. But you do want to lower or completely eliminate your consumption of glutenthe best you can. One of the best diets to heal from glutensensitivity, so if you're wondering and you know your gluten sensitive, you've got Hashimoto's,or you've got rheumatoid arthritis or food allergies, you struggle with food intoleranceor allergies, the best way to overcome that is by following a diet called the GAPS diet. The GAPS diet really supports healing of yourdigestive system and it includes things like
Do I Have Celiac Disease or IBS
Do I have celiac disease or IBSé I understand the initial concern, that eatingnormal meals can cause bloating, indigestion, super poops and cramps. That does not tell me which disorder is causingit. IBS is estimated to affect around ten percentof adults, whereas gluten sensitivity is less than one percent â€“ though you could haveboth. Around five percent of IBS patients were found to actually have celiac diseaseor gluten allergy. Telling me I might have both does not helpme treat it. Or find out if I actually have
it. Celiac disease goes away when you stop eatinggluten, such as wheat, barley and rye. You're fine if you're eating corn and rice, meatand vegetables, also known as, a lot of Atkins and Paleo diet. Unless there's some other cause. Celiac disease can cause symptoms IBS doesnot, like dental defects, joint pain and osteoporosis. People with celiac disease may have a skinrash after eating gluten, a symptom IBS never has.
My symptoms are entirely digestive tract related. IBS makes you have squeezing all the time,whereas celiac disease does not affect bowel movements, but may alter your poops. Celiacdisease affects the small intestine, while IBS is in the colon. That's what the B in IBS stands for â€“ bowel.Short of a colonoscopy or EGD, I do not see how they'd tell the difference though. s can do a straightforward test forceliac disease blood tests, whereas IBS comes from ruling out a lot of other potential causesfor the symptoms but may involve biopsies.
So I need a blood test to determine the rightdiagnosis. Could the test ever come up wrongé You could have celiac disease and not noticeit or chalk it up to the beans instead of the wheat tortilla from dinner. But the bloodtest will find the celiac immune system disorder whether you have digestive symptoms. Now I need to know what to do about it. Go on a glutenfree diet, and if it solvesthe stomach pain and superpoops, you're probably dealing with celiac disease. If anyoneelse had their symptoms clear up that way or was diagnosed with celiac disease, it isway more likely to be that.
Because some allergic reactions are inherited. If they rule out celiac disease and glutensensitivity, then you've probably just gone on an expensive diet that brought your bloodsugar down unless you lived off rice, beans and veggies, at which point, it is just adiet. And if I have celiac disease and IBSé Stay on the glutenfree diet and the highfiber veggies to keep you regular, while you talk to a about what else he or shemay want you to take.