It may seem now that being gluten free is just a fad. But for people with celiac disease, avoiding gluten is the only way to prevent long-term autoimmune damage to the small intestine. This damage caused to the lining of the small intestine can cause diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss, bloating and anemia, and can cause … Continue reading “The Trouble with Gluten: Celiac Disease Awareness Month”

Asthma and allergies can both sneak up on you when you don’t expect them to. They (along with eczema) can occur together, but they can also develop independently—people with allergies are more likely to have asthma, and vice versa, but the two do not always happen together. What is Asthma? Asthma is a lung disease … Continue reading “Cough, cough, achoo: Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month”