What is non-celiac gluten sensitivity?
Non-sensitive gluten sensitive individuals are sensitive to or intolerant of gluten grains and related grain proteins and frequently show GI symptoms similar to but less severe than Celiac disease. The overall clinical picture is generally less severe and without accompanying auto antibodies and autoimmune components.
What are symptoms of non-celiac gluten sensitivity?
Gas, bloating, abdominal cramping, constipation, diarrhea or combination of both- similar to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome- like symptoms). Non GI type symptoms may include: dizziness, weakness, tingling or numbness in extremities, headaches, fatigue, mood changes after ingesting a gluten rich meal.
How common is non-celiac gluten sensitivity?
Non celiac gluten sensitive individuals may approximate 10% of population.
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