Posted by: sara | 2011/11/07

gluten or wheat intolerance??

I have spastic colon and have had to cut out a lot of foods. I also have rheumatoid arthritis. for a while now whenver I eat breads, pastas, oats, etc I get fevers, nausea and pains, feel faint and get bad cramps in my legs. I cut all this out for a week and felt so much better, the moment i introduced this again, i got stomach cramps, felt sick and woke up with horrible leg cramps. i''ve read that most people with RA develop gluten and wheat intolerances. My question is, how do I know the difference between the two and if this is definitely causing it?

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The best course of action will be to consult your doctor for blood tests to determine your exact allergies.


Dr Anrich

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