Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates Blog

Check out our educational and informative blog for insights and updates rss


Celiac Disease or a Gluten Sensitivity?

Celiac Disease or a Gluten Sensitivity?

by Shearly (SU)
Many people have heard of Celiac disease (also known as celiac sprue, gluten-induced enteropathy, and gluten-sensitive enteropathy), however not as many are familiar with the far more common, non-celiac gluten sensitivity. The main difference between the two is that full blown celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder. Autoimmune disorders are diseases in which the immune system no longer recognizes its own tissue, and begins to attack it as if they were foreign invaders.

Can You Have a Gluten Sensitivity Without Celiac Disease?

Can You Have a Gluten Sensitivity Without Celiac Disease?

by Shearly (SU)
The quick answer is yes. You can have a sensitivity to gluten without having celiac disease. In fact, it is called non-celiac gluten sensitivity. This condition is generally diagnosed after ruling out full-blown celiac disease (as well as other medical conditions, including wheat and grain allergies).

Tags

colon health colon issues colon problems abdominal pain acid reflux allergic to gluten am I at risk for gallstones bacterial overgrowth best gi near me biopsy bloating bowel issues bowel movement cancer cancer of the esaphogus capsule endoscopy celiac celiac disease chronic illness colitis colon colon cancer colon cleanse Colon Ulcer colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer Constipation constipation and pregnancy cramps Crohn’s disease CVS Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome cystic fibrosis dairy products diarrhea Difficulty Swallowing digestion digestive care digestive cleanse Digestive Disorder digestive disorders digestive health digestive issues digestive problems diverticular disease diverticulitis diverticulosis Dysphagia endoscopy esophageal cancer Esophageal Dysphagia excess gas farting Fatty Liver Disease flatulence gallbladder gallbladder diseases gallstones gas gastro gastroenterologist gastroenterologists gastroenterology Gastroesophageal Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) GERD GI gi doctor GI doctror GI issues gi near me GI Tract gluten Gluten intolerance gluten sensitive gluten sensitivity gut bacteria gut flora heartburn hemorrhoids hep a hep b hep c hepatitis hepatitis a hepatitis b hepatitis c hepatitis d hepatitis e hepatits b hepatits c Hepatologists hernia Hiatal Hernia hiatal hernias IBS IBS diet IBS Trigger Foods inflammatory bowel disease irritable bowel disease irritable bowel syndrome Jaundice lactase lactose lactose intolerance lactose intolerant Liver Damage Mouth Ulcer Oropharyngeal Dysphagia OTC medication pancreas Pancreatitis Peptic Ulcer pregnancy complications pregnancy hemorrhoids Probiotics really gassy rectal cancer sensitive to gluten SIBO SIBO rest sigmoidoscopy small intestine stomach problems stomachache Swallowing Disease symptoms throat cancer tummyache ulceration of the bowel Ulcers upper endoscopy varicose veins what are gallstones