Headaches? Migraines? Convulsions? Moody? Depressed? Psychotic? Exhausted? Behavior or Learning problems? ADHD? Autism? Tummy ache? Gastric reflux? Constipated? Tired? ~~~ When your brain and nerves are damaged by gluten, all of this can happen. ~~~ Are you affected? Find out before it’s too late. This ebook is the revised edition of the book – “Full of It: the shocking truth about gluten.” Yes, brains and nerves get damaged by gluten. Medical research reveals that gluten commonly causes nerve damage, brain disease, mental disturbance, learning disorders, fatigue, and poor growth. But most sufferers from gluten-harm remain completely unaware of it! Read the stories of suffering and ‘miracle cures’ by quitting gluten. Are you and your family affected? Find out before it’s too late. ~~~ This ebook goes on to tell you what to look for and how to make a diagnosis. Yes, you can feel well again! Gluten makes you sick and grumpy, it causes an amazing range of symptoms. It saps your energy and leaves you feeling exhausted. Families tell of years of unnecessary suffering, when simple blood tests can give a diagnosis. Going gluten-free can change your life ~~~~~~~~~~oOo~~~~~~~~~~ Contents Foreword: gluten-sensitivity a neurological disease The hypothesis The new ideas ~~~ Chapter 1. Gluten – friend or foe? The problem with gluten Gluten – invading your food Problem symptoms have been officially “hidden” Autism The gluten problem is huge You can’t tell unless you test More voices speaking out Gluten is addictive Gluteo-morphines Leaky Gut The zonulin story Leaky gut problems ~~~ Chapter 2. Gluten Syndrome Gluten-related disorders Recognize your symptoms The 'Big List' of gluten-sensitive illness Why so many symptoms? Celiac Disease - the great masquerader Is there an epidemic? You cannot tell unless you test ~~~ Chapter 3. Your tummy brain What is your gut doing? Oesophagus Stomach Small bowel Large bowel What is your brain doing? How does your brain control your gut? Autonomic nervous system Gut feelings Fight and flight Worry tummy ~~~ Chapter 4. Gluten can strike your brain Symptom evidence Gluten-brain connections Neurological findings common Poor response to gluten-free diets Auto-antibody damage Gluten causing inflammation Excito-toxins Interfering with neurotransmitters ~~~ Chapter 5. Headaches and migraines Medical evidence Brain blood flow People tell their stories ~~~ Chapter 6. Nerve damage – stunted growth Neuropathy Peripheral neuropathy Motor neuropathy Developmental delay Autonomic neuropathy Ataxia Gluten-driven brain inflammation Neurological dysfunction of unknown cause Epilepsy Stunted growth Growth hormone suppression The growth hormone evidence Gluten-sensitivity and poor growth Test all short children ~~~ Chapter 7. Mood and behavior Lethargy, low energy Angry ADHD and learning problems Autism Depression Bread madness ~~~ Chapter 8. Tummy troubles Gastro-intestinal motility disorder Gastro-oesophageal reflux Constipation and soiling Diarrhoea and abdominal pain Abdominal migraine ~~~ Chapter 9. Got it? Grain-brain connection Grains and your brains So ... have you got it? The critics The criticisms More answers to your questions You can use the eClinic The gluten-sensitive patients The storytellers tTG and gliadin antibody results Dramatic responses to gluten-free diets Last words ~~~ Chapter 10. References ~~~ Chapter 11. Web links and books ebook Series About the author: Dr Rodney Ford Connect with Dr Rodney Ford Online
Dr Rodney Ford is a paediatric gastroenterologist, allergist and nutrition consultant. He is former Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand. He is recognized worldwide as an expert on adverse food reactions.
His major area of interest is the relationship between your food and your health – good or bad. In his clinics he is constantly seeing people who are suffering from eating foods that are making them ill. He has been interested in the relationship between eczema and food allergy for a long time. More recently, he has discovered that gluten plays a large part in the patho-physiology of eczema.
Dr Ford graduated with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 1974 (MB BS). He went on to study food allergy and intolerance problems in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom, was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Paediatrics (FRACP) in 1981 and was awarded his Doctorate of Medicine (MD) by the University of New South Wales in 1982 for his thesis titled Food hypersensitivity in children: diagnostic approaches to milk and egg hypersensitivity. This was regarded as a major work regarding the diagnosis of food allergies in children.
Dr Ford currently runs The Children’s Clinic and Allergy Centre, a busy private clinic in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has written over one hundred scientific papers, including book chapters and many books.read more
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