About 50 diseases has been linked to Gluten – Wheat Protein Allergy. Gluten is a mix of protein found in Wheat, Rye, Barley, Oats and related varieties and hybrids like Spelt, Kamut, and Triticale.
More than 98% of the population who have gluten intolerance or Wheat Allery or Celiac disease cannot be cured.
As per the latest source, 25% of United States population, 75% of Indian population & 15% of Chinese population is gluten intolerant or have Wheat Allergy or Celiac Disease.
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Lets find if you could be one of them.
Do you have any of the below symptoms, if yes than it is a sign that you are Gluten Intolerant or Allergic to Wheat.
1) Feeling of unable to digest the food such as Gas, Bloating, diarrhea and constipated.
2) Small Little Red rough Bumps near hair follicles on the upper arms, thighs & buttocks or cheeks.
3) Extreme tiredness, mental or physical exertion, weakness, feelings of confusion, forgetfulness and lack of focus and mental clarity or feeling tired after eating a meal that contains gluten.
4) Acid reflux, Belching, Diarrhoea, Fat in stool, Heartburn, Indigestion, Nausea, Passing excessive amounts of gas, Vomiting, or Flatulence.
5) Diagnosis of an Immune system disease such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Lupus, Psoriasis, Scleroderma or Multiple sclerosis. Because of this, your immune system attacks healthy cells in your body by mistake.
6) Neurologic imbalance such as dizziness or feeling of being off balance.
7) Hormone imbalances such as Persistent weight gain, Belly fat and loss of muscle mass, Low libido, Fatigue, Anxiety, irritability and depression, Insomnia and poor sleep patterns, Sweating or unexplained infertility.
8) Migraines and other types of headaches, such as tension headache.
9) Inflammation, swelling or pain in your joints such as fingers, knees or hips.
10) Mood swings such as anxiety and depression.
Get yourself tested for Gluten Intolerance!
The best way to find if you have an issue with wheat protein is to eliminate wheat for your diet. Take it out of your diet for at least 3 weeks – 4 weeks and then reintroduce Wheat back to your diet. You should know that gluten is a very large Wheat protein and it may take months and sometime years to clean from your system so the longer you can eliminate Wheat from your diet before reintroducing, Its better.
Try Gluten-Free Diet ( Wheat protein free )
Once you do an elimination what free diet or gluten free diet and finds out if, and how drastically, you are intolerant to eating gluten-free containing foods, you will come to know how important is for you to follow a gluten-free diet. If you get a serious reaction to gluten when you add it back into your diet after the elimination period, you should get tested for celiac disease to find out whether you need to avoid 100 percent of gluten for lifetime. If you are sure that you don’t have celiac disease, you must still plan avoiding wheat gluten as much as possible in order to prevent irritations, further digestive issues and ongoing symptoms.