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Could Bacterial Overgrowth Be The Cause Of Your IBS?

Posted by Rachel Jones on Apr 14, 2014 11:30:00 AM

There is still a lot of mystery about what are the causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). However, there is more evidence that there is a dietary link, at least in some cases. Celiac sufferers will find that connection believable because of the way their disease symptoms tend to lessen on low-gluten diets. But, why does diet have such a large impact for diseases like IBS that are chronic and embarrassing? The key may be in understanding the role small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) plays in a variety of related illnesses that can end up contributing to the appearance of IBS.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

IBS, SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, bloating, Celiac disease

7 Worst Mistakes People Make With Celiac Disease and Gluten ...

Posted by Rachel Jones on Apr 2, 2014 2:13:00 PM

There are a number of misconceptions that people commonly make when it comes to celiac disease and gluten. Although these misunderstandings are frequently made, they can be detrimental to the health of people who suffer from celiac disease.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

gluten, weight loss, dietary suggestions, Celiac disease

Understanding Celiac Disease Symptoms

Posted by Rachel Jones on Mar 31, 2014 12:18:00 PM

Celiac Disease is a digestive disorder that comes from reactions to eating gluten. This affects children as well as adults. One in every 133 Americans has this disease.  Usually, it can be handled well, from eating a gluten free diet. 

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

diarrhea, weight loss, dietary suggestions, Celiac disease

Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease- Escaping Detection?

Posted by Rachel Jones on Apr 30, 2013 3:15:00 PM

"Gluten" has come to be a pariah word in our society. But, should it be avoided entirely? What are the symptoms of celiac disease? What about a gluten sensitivity? The following article, published on WebMD, provides an interesting perspective.

Celiac disease has numerous symptoms. According to some experts, there are about 300 possible symptoms of the disease.
Different people will experience the disease in different ways because the symptoms vary greatly from one person to the next.
Often, symptoms of celiac disease are confused with other disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome and lactose intolerance.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

dietary suggestions, symptoms, Celiac disease

Celiac Disease and Asthma linked?

Posted by Rachel Jones on Mar 29, 2011 11:32:00 AM

Celiac disease is an often un-diagnosed condition affecting healthy digestion. However, an interesting article in Reuters Health last month indicates that it might have a farther reach.

NEW YORK | Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:41am EST

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with the digestive disorder known as celiac disease are more likely to develop another disorder involving the immune system: asthma, according to a new study.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

diagnosis, asthma, immune system, Celiac disease