Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance
Recent studies indicate that celiac disease affects approximately 1 % of the North American population. Gluten Intolerance may afflict as many as another 5% of the population. The following is a list of common symptoms that some people experience. Remember that symptoms are not a diagnosis! Discuss your symptoms with your doctor.
DON'T start a gluten or wheat free diet BEFORE you investigate with your health professional. Currently the tests for celiac disease measure the body's response to gluten, so if you don't eat gluten,the test result will be inaccurate. Talk first!
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