You’re probably looking at your computer with a quizzical look right now thinking “of course I am! What is this doctor talking about?”– but hear me out. Everybody knows that the first thing required for the management of celiac disease is the avoidance of gluten- I am not disputing that. However, it is of my […]
86% Of Gluten Sensitive People Are Not Gluten Sensitive After All? My Opinion On This New Study
Ah, gluten sensitivity. It seems you either love to hate it or you love to hate the thing that causes it. Admittedly, I tend to fall into the later camp and diagnose non-celiac gluten sensitivity fairly frequently in the cases I see in my office here in Chapel Hill. Everybody seems to have an opinion […]
Alternatives to Iron Pills for Iron Deficiency Anemia
Anemia is a relatively common condition in which the blood’s Oxygen carrying capacity has been compromised. This may be due to a loss of red blood cells, low Iron or hemoglobin, lack of B vitamins, or misshapen red blood cells as is seen in Sickle Cell Anemia. The most common form of anemia both worldwide […]
So You’re Not Sensitive to Gluten…?
Pardon my bluntness, but I doubt that is true. Look, I admit that I’m a glutenaphobe. I’ve read so much on gluten and leaky gut syndrome that I’m pretty certain that nobody should be eating this stuff anymore. I’m willing to admit that not everybody is sensitive to gluten, but here’s the thing… A LOT […]