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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.

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Gluten Intolerance And Pregnancy

Gluten intolerance symptoms can impact many areas of your life including pregnancy. Studies have shown there is a correlation between unexplained infertility and celiac disease. There is also a higher rate of miscarriage in women with celiac disease. Don’t let this discourage you though. Many couples impacted by gluten intolerance have had healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. Knowing what you can do to ensure your chances of success is key.

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Celiac Disease Symptoms In Children

Persevering a condition where the symptoms are triggered by a staple of the western diet is difficult for people of any age, but identifying and diagnosing celiac disease symptoms in children can be particularly difficult and troubling. While I’ve tried to place each of these in the most appropriate age group, the truth is all of these symptoms can occur at any age. For that reason, here is a more conclusive list.

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Gluten Intolerance In Children

Sadly, many parents are not even aware that their child has gluten intolerance until the symptoms become more noticeable and severe. If gluten intolerance in children isn’t treated, it can turn serious and cause more stressful symptoms during adolescence and into adulthood. The symptoms are not always easy to diagnose so it is important to be vigilant and watch for all of these symptoms.

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Children With Celiac Disease

We need to increase awareness and understanding of children with Celiac Disease, especially in public environments like their schools. My sister works in a child care facility, and one of the more disturbing trends I hear about is how so many employees and parents of non-Celiac children don’t appreciate the severity of Celiac Disease symptoms. It is almost as if children with Celiac Disease are a bother to them.

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