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Think you have gluten problems? Don’t go gluten-free yet if you haven’t been screened for celiac!

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Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance - Tayler Silfverduk

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance - Tayler Silfverduk

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To put it simply, celiac disease (also known as non tropical spruce and coeliac disease) is an autoimmune disease where when gluten is eaten, the autoimmune system attacks itself causing damage to the small intestine.

Celiac has over 300 reported symptoms that mostly overlap with Gluten Int...

Gluten intolerance (also known as gluten sensitivity or non-celiac gluten sensitivity) is where you don’t have celiac but you also don’t react to gluten well.

It also has many symptoms all of which overlap with celiac EXCEPT for small intestinal damage.

The only way to know if you have celiac or gluten intolerance is to rule out celiac first.

This means gluten intolerance is an exclusionary diagnosis given only after someone has been tested and screened for celiac and the tests came back negative.

Also important to note: you must be ...

Its important to get an official diagnosis because both require different sets of care.

Celiac can cause bone density, fertility, and other body complications. It requires follow-up testing with celiac tests to make sure you’re healing. It also requires that you ALWAYS avoid gluten (even cr...

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