Monthly Archives: May 2013

What Is Anaphylaxis?

A Really Serious Allergy For many people with an allergy, the body’s response is usually pretty mild. You may get a runny nose or sneeze. But for some people, an allergic reaction can affect the whole body, becoming much more … Continue reading

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Do you suffer from Celiac Disease

Celiac disease (CD) is a common disorder that includes classical gastrointestinal symptoms of chronic diarrhea and weight loss, and other symptoms such as anemia (low blood cell counts), osteoporosis (thinning of the bones) and neurological abnormalities such as ataxia (problems … Continue reading

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Gluten Sensitivity

Gluten sensitivity (GS) is a diagnosis of exclusion made in individuals who claim benefit from a gluten-free diet but do not demonstrate the presence of gliadin (a class of proteins present in wheat and several other cereals within the grass … Continue reading

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Are you Suffering from a Wheat/Food Allergy

Wheat Allergy (WA) is a rare allergy which typically presents itself as a food allergy.   WA involves an immunologic response, production of IgE antibody,  to wheat proteins called gliadins alpha, beta , gamma and w protein subunits.  Clinical symptoms depend … Continue reading

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