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Is Your Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real? New Blood Test Can Help

(Medical Daily) Celiac disease is the reason why so many people can't eat bread. The disease is really an autoimmune disorder, meaning every time a patient consumes gluten — a common protein found in wheat, rye, and barley — their immune system attacks the lining of the small intestine; painful digestive problems ensue. But across the country, roughly 3 million Americans claim to have a similar insensitivity without a proper diagnosis. So, a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) decided to find out why…
The research showed that a number of people who have been complaining about gut problems and wheat sensitivities (some of whom are accused of making things up) have a genuine medical condition that results in intestinal damage. Finally, proof that non-celiac gluten sensitivity is real.
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