The Gluten Syndrome: is wheat causing you harm?

The Gluten Syndrome: is wheat causing you harm?

by Rodney Ford
     
 

At last! Gluten-sufferers have a name for their problem: The Gluten Syndrome.

‘The Gluten Syndrome’ by Dr. Rodney Ford is a must read book for patients and medical professionals alike. Why? He explains in detail how and why gluten adversely affects the human body; also why tests for celiac disease have often missed those that are in ill due to

Overview

At last! Gluten-sufferers have a name for their problem: The Gluten Syndrome.

‘The Gluten Syndrome’ by Dr. Rodney Ford is a must read book for patients and medical professionals alike. Why? He explains in detail how and why gluten adversely affects the human body; also why tests for celiac disease have often missed those that are in ill due to gluten.

Using medical studies and clinical data, ‘The Gluten Syndrome’ goes "outside the gut" and demonstrates that every system in the body can be affected by gluten.
Gluten - it's not just for celiac disease anymore.

Are you or your children suffering from?
• Chronic illness?
• Gut problems?
• Allergies?
• Feeling sick, tired and grumpy?

You could be one of the millions of people are sick from eating gluten.

With the heart of a teacher, he has been able to explain many complex issues in simple yet authoritative terms, bringing true understanding and better outcomes.
And now, for the first time, you can have an official diagnosis of your condition: there is a name for your illness - The Gluten Syndrome.

One-in-ten people suffer from The Gluten Syndrome? Sadly, most of these people are unaware of it.

Read ‘The Gluten Syndrome’ to discover:
• All you need to know about gluten
• The harmful effects of gluten
• Why you are feeling sick, tired and grumpy
• The amazing range of conditions caused by gluten
• What to do about irritable bowel and tummy problems
• Whether gluten could be upsetting your brain
• What blood tests you need
• How to interpret your results
• How you can change your life by going gluten-free.

Contents
Welcome to ‘The Gluten Syndrome’
Tens of millions affected
Gluten link goes unrecognized
Gluten can damage brains
• Chapter 1. The pieces of the puzzle
A new look at the gluten puzzle
A remarkable recovery
New pieces of the gluten puzzle
• Chapter 2. Who dares disturb the giant?
The sequence effect
What is celiac disease?
A 100 years of celiac disease
• Chapter 3. Focus was on damaged gut
The small bowel biopsy story
Biopsy thinking is flawed
Is there a ‘gold standard’ for diagnosis?
Patchy histology makes sample unreliable
• Chapter 4. Blood test confusion
What does IgG-gliadin test measure?
Tissue damage markers
DGP (Deamidated Gliadin Peptide)
tTG (tissue transglutaminase)
EMA (Endomesial Antibodies)
• Chapter 5. Menaced by gluten
Gluten affects flour quality
Gluten overload
Gluten is addictive
• Chapter 6. The Gluten Syndrome
Step 1. Check out your symptoms
Step 2. Get your blood tests
Step 3. Interpret your results
If you did not get a blood test
Gluten-free for more than a year
• Chapter 7. Going gluten free
Going gluten free
What food can I eat?
What foods do I avoid?
Gluten-free is easy
• Chapter 8. Gluten upsets nerves and brains
Faulty brain control
Is gluten a neurotoxin?
Can gluten damage your brain?
Your brain controls your gut
• Chapter 9. Nerve chaos
The Autonomic Nervous System
Nerve networks of the tummy brain
Autonomic neuropathy
Evidence of nerve damage
Immune complex disease
• Chapter 10. Gut-brain connection
Gastro-intestinal motility disorder
Gastro-oesophageal reflux
Constipation and soiling
Gluten the troublemaker
Are you affected?
• Chapter 11. My glutened patients
Gluten Syndrome: research data and clinical reports
1. Look at the symptoms, not just the gut tissue
2. Look at the gluten antibodies, not just the tissue
3. Look at the brain, not just at the gut
Clinical observations of gluten patients
• Chapter 12. The gluten revolution
One-in-ten affected
The medical dilemma
Defending the status quo
Paradigm shift
The revolution has started
• Chapter 13. Rays of optimism – gluten doctors
How common: 10% of the population?
Most recent medical articles
What you can do?
Final words
• Chapter 14. Websites | Research papers
Most recent publications
Earlier research papers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011345180
Publisher:
Rodney Ford
Publication date:
05/08/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
399,797
File size:
401 KB

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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