Here are the 14 main signs and symptoms of gluten intolerance.
- Bloating. Bloating is when you feel as if your belly is swollen or full of gas after you've eaten.
- Diarrhea, Constipation and Smelly Feces.
- Abdominal Pain.
- Feeling Tired.
- Skin Problems.
- Unexplained Weight Loss.
Is there really a gluten allergy?
“Gluten has been blamed for all that ails humanity,” Stukus says. But there are only three disorders you can attribute to gluten on a scientific basis, he says: celiac disease, wheat allergies and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Wheat is a recognized allergy — but a lot of people will misinterpret that as gluten.”
Do gluten allergies exist?
Those on the placebo diet--meaning no gluten at all--still reported a worsening of their symptoms. The culprit, researchers believe, may not be gluten at all, but instead a combination of carbohydrates and sugars known as FODMAPs, which are often found in gluten-containing foods.