Gluten Brains: the brain–grain connection
by Rodney Ford
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
Foreword: gluten-sensitivity a neurological disease
The new ideas
Chapter 1. Gluten – friend or foe?
The problem with gluten
Gluten – invading your food
Problem symptoms have been officially “hidden”
The gluten problem is huge
You can’t tell unless you test
More voices speaking out
Gluten is addictive
The zonulin story
Leaky gut problems
Chapter 2. Gluten Syndrome
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?
What is your brain doing?
How does your brain control your gut?
Autonomic nervous system
Fight and flight
Chapter 4. Gluten can strike your brain
Neurological findings common
Poor response to gluten-free diets
Gluten causing inflammation
Interfering with neurotransmitters
Chapter 5. Headaches and migraines
Brain blood flow
People tell their stories
Chapter 6. Nerve damage – stunted growth
Gluten-driven brain inflammation
Neurological dysfunction of unknown cause
Growth hormone suppression
The growth hormone evidence
Gluten-sensitivity and poor growth
Test all short children
Chapter 7. Mood and behavior
Lethargy, low energy
ADHD and learning problems
Chapter 8. Tummy troubles
Gastro-intestinal motility disorder
Constipation and soiling
Diarrhoea and abdominal pain
Chapter 9. Got it? Grain-brain connection
Grains and your brains
So ... have you got it?
More answers to your questions
You can use the eClinic
The gluten-sensitive patients
tTG and gliadin antibody results
Dramatic responses to gluten-free diets
Chapter 10. References
Chapter 11. Web links and books
About the author: Dr Rodney Ford
Connect with Dr Rodney Ford Online
- Rodney Ford, May 2012
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