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Posted by: John | 2004/11/18

Wheat intolerance, eczema, high blood pressure and indigestion

I have noticed that whenever I eat any food containing gluten I get eczema, my blood pressure goes up and I get heart burn.

Where and how does one do a test to determine whether one is in fact allergic to gluten??

Unfortunately I also get the same symptoms when I over indulge in other foods such as:

Fruits high in sugar content
Too much animal products and fats
Generally foods high in carbohydrate content
Margarine and vegetable fats
Generally junk food like crisps etc.

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Dear John
Please consult your medical dr who will send you for allergy tests and may also ask for a glucose tolerance test to be done. Once we have a diagnosis, then we can change your dietary intake.
Best regards
DietDoc

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