Gluten

What is Gluten?

Gluten is the composite of a gliadin and a glutenin, which is conjoined with starch in the endosperm of various grass-related grains.

Questions and answers on "Gluten"

Is the medicine Tizanidine gluten free>?

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Brief Answer:
Tizanidine is gluten free

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for contacting HCM with your health care concerns

You are taking tizanidine and you are concerned if there is gluten in the pill or capsule. There is no gluten in either the pill or capsule.

I hope I answered your question. Please...

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Can gluten make your heart skip beats

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Brief Answer:
NO, gluten cannot cause skipped heartbeats

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I a so sorry to hear about these skipped heartbeats. Have these skipped beats been confirmed by doing a heart exam and test? If not, please get it confirmed before you start acting...

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How do I identify gluten in the "ingredients" of foods. Is there a list of names somewhere.

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Brief Answer:
Gluten

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for contacting HCM with your health care concerns

You are concerned about foods that may have gluten in them. Any of the wheat and grain products will have gluten in them unless they specifically say gluten free. All wheat and grains have gluten....

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I have allergy problem. From last year am facing this problem on every week or day wise.

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Brief Answer:
Need to avoid the allergen

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for your query.

To treat allergy, anti-allergics are mainstay of management. You are already taking that.

Allergen should be sought for and has to be avoided. It can be one or many ranging from dust, cold, pollen to certain...

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Gluten intolerance?

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do you have gluten intolerance

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I'm concerned about the "safety" of soy ingredients in supplements. I see more all the time and realize it is an inexpensive filler and an increasing popularity for farmers as a crop.
Is soy harmful when an ingredient in supplements.? At this time I want an astaxanthin supplement w/o soy.

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Brief Answer:
Soy is not "harmful" as a filler unless you have gluten sensitivity

Detailed Answer:
Hello! I understand your concern with fillers in your supplements. There are supplements without fillers.There are several undesirable fillers in supplements of which soy is the least to worry...

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I have had diarrhea off and on for months. In the last several weeks, I've had other symptoms which seem to be increasingly worse. I have psoriasis on my scalp, and joint pain in my thumbs, wrists and knees. I seem to feel bloated always after eating, and can get pretty severe stomachs. I have trouble sleeping at night, but am very tired during the day. I seem to be losing lots of hair, and have gained quite a bit of weight without changing my eating habits. I recently had my thyroid checked and it is fine. Any ideas of what I should do next?

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Brief Answer:
Could be due to gluten enteropathy

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. You could be having celiac disease and the problems could be due to gluten intake. There are several serologic (blood)...

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My grandson, 15 1/2, has NEVER had an appetite. Now that he is 6'1" and a focused, relentless athlete, he has finally convinced his Mom to get him tested as he is tired of being TIRED. The blood tests revealed that he is Vitamin D deficient, allergic to gluten and dairy and his testosterone is low. After 1 month of avoiding gluten and dairy, his dark circles are lessening and he is sleeping better, but still has no energy and tends to be depressed. Any advice would be welcome.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I suggest giving 60000 IU vitamin D weekly once for 8-12 weeks

Detailed Answer:
Hi...as the tests have revealed vitamin D deficiency, I suggest treatment for it apart from gluten free diet.

I suggest giving 60000 IU of vitamin D weekly once for 8-12 weeks and then again a repeat...

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I have contipation problem from 3 to 4 years now. I was perfectly alright before. I consultant doctor , recommended lubowel 24 it worked well.whenever i need i i tablet is sufficient to clear constipation.i have realised , i am unable to digest anything made of Ata. Even a slice of bread is not digestable. I am allergic to gluton ? What can i do ? I m now 55 year old i have no other medical problems. In my young days i had no such issues.
Please advise.
Thanks.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is less likely to be gluten allergy
Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist you.

It is less likely to be gluten allergy. You can get tissue transglutaminase antibody test done to rule out gluten allergy. Yes, avoiding gluten food...

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I think I havea gluten intolerance but I also have hair loss - on my head all my eye lashes on one eye half my eyebrow same side, I come out in burning skin if I eat foods with gluten and angry welts as if I have been whipped, worried this could be Celtic's

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Need more questions to ask.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,Welcome to the HCM.
Thank you for your question.

Dear Since there are many diseases which can cause skin manifestations and hair loss. So it need to be examined in person first.
I would like to ask that why do you think it is celiac disease...

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Recent questions on  Gluten

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my daughter is 14 years old and she is very thin. She can eats alot when she is hungry. But she has infrequent bowel movement , sometimes like 2 to 3 days. So i try to give her fruit juice and she also likes to take a lot of vegetables but i don t see any improvement . And what i suspect is she might be having a celiac disease . What do you think doc ?

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Hi, I have coeliac disease and have been adhering to a gluten free diet for about a year now since I was diagnosed. I ve always had a problem with fatigue and had attributed it to the coeliac disease; however, now that I m on a gluten free diet I had thought that might alleviate it - it hasn t. I can sleep anywhere from 5 to 15 hours a night and always have the same lethargy, despite trying different sleeping patterns, drowning myself in coffee, having B12 injections , and doing awake things like getting out and about. Is there anything you could recommend to make me less sleepy all the time?

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I had stomach pains which felt like gas a week ago. I also had a lot of burping. I ate a lot of raw vegetables that night, along with a lobster roll.I also normally do not eat a lot of wheat gluten . I have had normal bowel movements all week. I have a small bruise in the area where the pains were. It still feels like stitch in that area. My stomach was hard and distended. I also have some pressure when I urinate. It does feel better than before but it is not completely gone. What could it be?

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I have Epilepsy and Celiac Disease and it is very difficult to find gluten-free drugs that are generic (because of my co-pay/generic) that don t have gluten in them and when I do some places say that their distributing warehouse says it is N/A. What should I do, I have been calling around to pharmacies and finding out where they get certain drugs for my Epilepsy within a 30 to 40 mile around with not to good a results. What should I do ? I have tried YYYY@YYYY to them to get a certain drug in but yet no results.

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I am experiencing extreme flatulence ,very loud and embarrassing, and occasionally diarrhea also.

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Hey doctor, Last night after visiting a friends house I was bitten by mosquitos and also some sort of insect/possibly spider as well? The mosquito bites all looked and felt the same mainly just an itch but I got some sort of insect bite on my arm...

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Can diverticulosis be a cause for diaharrea which is also causing accidental bowel leakage?

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