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Celiac Disease

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Top Celiac Disease Articles

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  • Blood pressure medication may be associated with intestinal problems for some people

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been taking the same blood pressure medication for years. But recently I heard a warning that this drug, olmesartan, can cause problems like severe diarrhea. Should I switch to another medication to control my blood pressure?...
  • Gluten-free baking questions

    Gluten-free baking questions
    Q: I have been diagnosed with celiac a while back and I am learning a lot about gluten-free. As I am reading the newspaper, to my surprise I see a gluten-free Portuguese sweet bread ("Gluten-free bread: It's all about trust," Feb. 5, 2014). I have...
  • Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health

    Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health
    There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads. Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
  • Poor coping skills hurt kids' quality of life

    Poor coping skills hurt kids' quality of life
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who dwell on or "catastrophize" chronic stomach pain are likely to have lower quality of life than children with a better attitude, but parents can help their kids learn to cope, German researchers say. The new study also...
  • Rethinking fiber and hydration can lead to better colon health

    They're the biggest contributors to improved digestion. If you struggle with bloating, diarrhea, and constipation, your diet may be partly to blame. Certain foods and medications can cause these digestion problems. Likewise, eating too few fibrous...
  • Examining body and mind through medical research

     Examining body and mind through medical research
    The daily deluge of health studies, reports and statistics is often meandering and confusing. After all, sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, snapshots of the American experience are revealed...
  • Firm diagnosis of celiac disease may require multiple tests

    Q: My doctor ordered a blood test for celiac disease because I seem to be sensitive to gluten. What is a gliadin antibody blood test? If it's high, does that mean I have it? A: True gluten allergy is called celiac disease or "celiac sprue." Here, your...
  • Considering a gluten-free diet

    It's not just for people with celiac disease. But is it for you? In the world of trendy diets, the latest catchphrase is gluten-free. That's the eating style essential to people with celiac disease, which is an intolerance to the protein gluten—found...
  • Gluten-free flours tested in muffin smackdown

    Gluten-free flours tested in muffin smackdown
    A decade ago, gluten-free all-purpose flours for baking were difficult to find in supermarkets. That meant some home bakers who have celiac disease or gluten intolerance spent a lot of time fiddling with starches and alternative flours to create a...
  • Where to go when a crust must be gluten-free

    The gluten-free crowd has spoken, and it wants pizza. It's not hard to find gluten-free crusts these days, usually for a surcharge. What's more elusive is a pizza that's suitable for those with celiac disease — people for whom just a dusting of...
  • Girl Scout cookie sale extended

     
    If you haven’t satisfied your craving for Thin Mints and other popular Girl Scout cookies, you’re in luck. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania have announced they are extending the cookie sale period one week to March 17 because weather-...