Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

You may not be fully aware but gluten intolerance can be pretty grave. If you happen to have experienced its symptoms before, then you might want to think again before having another slice of bread. Truth be told, you can never have another slice of the regular bread. Ever.

Gluten intolerance is an autoimmune disorder that you will be having for the rest of your life. It is the inability of your body to digest a particular protein (gluten) which is found in wheat and other related food products. And it will cause serious forms of malnutrition.

Those evil proteins are detrimental to the villi in your intestinal lining. These villi are like little hairs that catch nutrients from the food you eat as they pass through the intestines. And without these villi, your body will be in a struggle processing all foods, thus, causing an array of forms of malnutrition.

Some of the early symptoms include gas and bloating after intake of anything gluten. Then you can experience constipation or diarrhea, severe abdominal pain, fatigue, and headaches, among many others.

The symptoms vary in each individual, as well as the progress rate of the symptoms. And some people go on without even realizing they have gluten intolerance, mistaking it for some other misunderstood and undiagnosed malnutrition problems.

The most important thing to do when you already know you have gluten intolerance is to totally remove foods with gluten from your diet. Always check the labels for any gluten content and make sure foods that you purchase from the supermarket aren’t processed alongside gluten-containing foods.

Also, you need to take supplements such as vitamin D since this is one of the most common deficiencies in individuals who have gluten intolerance. These supplements will help you digest nutrients better.

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