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When I have a girlfriend.
Who has not only of food allergy but a gluten intolerance and so I was really curious.
Because it turns out there's a dramatic rise in this you see -- gluten free products all over the place.
That supposedly helped you the question is -- to -- -- can you -- -- can you prevent symptoms what do you do you have this.
-- you were doing this topic because of your friend but your friend is among eighteen million Americans that have this problem a gluten sensitivity or allergy now.
There's something called Celia disease which is 1% of the popular inflation.
And then gluten is 6% in other words if you have an autoimmune problem when you're making at the bodies.
Then you might have a -- -- glued to making antibodies to -- you have something called -- disease.
But you could -- allergies to gluten what is gluten gluten is a primary product in week.
In Barley and in -- these are proteins.
Many many many more people have this thing used to four to five times more have this then headed in the nineteen -- We don't know why we think it could be something called the hygiene hypothesis we're aware wiping out.
All of our immune responses and so we get allergies we didn't use to have cause -- take into many antibiotics.
But we have to know about it because we have to do just what your friend once we got to go to restaurants and say.
You know you can't -- we products that you've got to have a menu you've got to have alternatives for people.
'cause this can lead to a lot of discomfort a lot of bloating a lot of abdominal pain -- -- -- Celia disease you can have real problems from.
Did the symptoms of a -- they could have GI symptoms but they can also a systemic symptoms they can have migraine.
They can have rash they can have symptoms of arthritis.
Typically these patients they go around from doctor to doctor.
The average time to get diagnosis is about four years -- -- -- neurologist to get a cat -- nothing wrong dermatologists.
You need to -- diary that's the key point you want to make sure that you QB Jordan off everything that goes on.
What causes this what did you have for dinner what kind of food you put in what brings it up and bring -- your doctor somebody needs to put this whole thing together.
And make other doctors asked for what typically medical doctors are allergy doctors this is we're talking about gluten allergy that's very different than what Marc was talking about which is -- -- -- disease.
-- -- diseases autoimmune disease it's a lifetime very difficult.
This you just have to stay away from -- and you'll be fine.
But let me just ask this question -- the FDA regulates some things but not like vitamins often.
And so when you buy a gluten free product how do you know that it's really gluten free you've.
Had a really check that on the label because things like salad dressings baked goods they all have this -- -- just point out I want to emphasize something.
Eighteen million people have the gluten sensitivity if you're a self respecting internist or family doctor you better be asking these questions.
When someone says like uploading a losing weight I feel fatigue.
I'm having diarrhea guest.
That could very well be this.
I'm glad we raised awareness -- because it sounds like you could do something about it but the good news is that there are a lot of stores out there over two point six billion market is opening up so first find it and then treated a lot a lot of people affected and in an even know about it that's that's great.
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