Gluten Brains: the brain-grain connection [NOOK Book]


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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 hypothesis
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
Leaky Gut
The zonulin story
Leaky gut problems
Chapter 2. Gluten Syndrome
Gluten-related disorders
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?
Small bowel
Large bowel
What is your brain doing?
How does your brain control your gut?
Autonomic nervous system
Gut feelings
Fight and flight
Worry tummy
Chapter 4. Gluten can strike your brain
Symptom evidence
Gluten-brain connections
Neurological findings common
Poor response to gluten-free diets
Auto-antibody damage
Gluten causing inflammation
Interfering with neurotransmitters
Chapter 5. Headaches and migraines
Medical evidence
Brain blood flow
People tell their stories
Chapter 6. Nerve damage – stunted growth
Peripheral neuropathy
Motor neuropathy
Developmental delay
Autonomic neuropathy
Gluten-driven brain inflammation
Neurological dysfunction of unknown cause
Stunted growth
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
Bread madness
Chapter 8. Tummy troubles
Gastro-intestinal motility disorder
Gastro-oesophageal reflux
Constipation and soiling
Diarrhoea and abdominal pain
Abdominal migraine
Chapter 9. Got it? Grain-brain connection
Grains and your brains
So ... have you got it?
The critics
The criticisms
More answers to your questions
You can use the eClinic
The gluten-sensitive patients
The storytellers
tTG and gliadin antibody results
Dramatic responses to gluten-free diets
Last words
Chapter 10. References
Chapter 11. Web links and books
ebook Series
About the author: Dr Rodney Ford
Connect with Dr Rodney Ford Online

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033236633
  • Publisher: Rodney Ford
  • Publication date: 5/13/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 282,389
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Dr Rodney Ford is a paediatric gastroenterologist, allergist and nutrition consultant. He is former Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand. He is recognized worldwide as an expert on adverse food reactions.

His major area of interest is the relationship between your food and your health – good or bad. In his clinics he is constantly seeing people who are suffering from eating foods that are making them ill. He has been interested in the relationship between eczema and food allergy for a long time. More recently, he has discovered that gluten plays a large part in the patho-physiology of eczema.

Dr Ford graduated with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 1974 (MB BS). He went on to study food allergy and intolerance problems in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom, was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Paediatrics (FRACP) in 1981 and was awarded his Doctorate of Medicine (MD) by the University of New South Wales in 1982 for his thesis titled Food hypersensitivity in children: diagnostic approaches to milk and egg hypersensitivity. This was regarded as a major work regarding the diagnosis of food allergies in children.

Dr Ford currently runs The Children’s Clinic and Allergy Centre, a busy private clinic in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has written over one hundred scientific papers, including book chapters and many books.

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