Gluten Intolerance School Logo
Helping You Heal and Live Healthy
Gluten Intolerance School header image links to home page.

Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Gluten intolerance is a broad term that can refer to a few different conditions. The first and most commonly considered condition is celiac disease, but it can also refer to non-celiac gluten sensitivity or even a wheat allergy. Having a better understanding of these conditions and what to do about each of them will help you take the right steps towards the path of health and recovery.

Read more of Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Celiac Disease Symptoms

Since celiac disease symptoms occur as a result of consuming gluten, people often categorize celiac disease (CD) as a digestive disorder. But the symptoms are actually the result of an autoimmune disease, and often the most insidious and serious signs aren’t as tangible and immediate as various intestinal discomforts. CD may also manifest itself very differently in different people, so it is difficult to use a checklist of symptoms to identify this condition.

Read more of Celiac Disease Symptoms

Gluten Intolerance Test

One of the first steps in testing for gluten intolerance should include a blood test to look for raised antibodies and other biomarkers to determine if the patient has celiac disease. Keep in mind a negative blood test doesn’t necessarily mean you don’t have a gluten intolerance of some kind. There are many things to consider both before and after testing.

Read more of Gluten Intolerance Test

The Most Common Food Allergies

Because many people confuse a food intolerance with a food allergy, the perception is that food allergies are more common than they are. About 5% of children and 4% of teens and adults suffer from a real food allergy. The most common food allergies are caused by eight seemingly simple foods. Sadly, these eight foods can cause a severe and immediate reaction for people who are allergic to them.

Read more of The Most Common Food Allergies

Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance

Too often people suffering from some kind of gluten intolerance walk away from a negative celiac disease test not realizing they may still be suffering some kind of non-celiac gluten intolerance. If your blood test indicates the symptoms you’ve been experiencing are not actually caused by celiac disease, you may still be suffering from a gluten-related condition.

Read more of Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance

Gluten Allergy Rash

With so many unexplained skin conditions, it is easy to place the blame on gluten. This becomes even more common when a phenomenon like gluten intolerance features so many confusing layers. So with all this confusion and different terms for separate conditions, how can you figure out if you are really suffering from a gluten allergy rash or not? Read more to find some direction and clarity.

Read more of Gluten Allergy Rash

Celiac Disease Symptoms In Adults

In many cases celiac disease symptoms in adults can be particular difficult to discern as many adults have slowly become accustomed to subtle discomforts. Among gluten sensitivity issues, celiac disease symptoms remain the most severe and consequential. Unfortunately, they are not always easy to identify or understand. And latent celiac disease may also occur, where the symptoms of celiac disease in adults occur but then fade.

Read more of Celiac Disease Symptoms In Adults

Gluten Allergy Symptoms In Children

More and more children are being tested and diagnosed with some type of gluten intolerance or wheat allergy. While the problem seems to be growing, or at least the diagnosis is improving, there is a difference between a gluten allergy and celiac disease. Understanding the difference will help you and your pediatrician better help your child if he or she is suffering from symptoms of gluten intolerance.

Read more of Gluten Allergy Symptoms In Children