Gluten & Disease Connection?

There are several different variables that could affect children with different diseases and possibly ADD & ADHD. The most popular and studied theory in some children with these ailments reveals that eating gluten leads to high levels of protein bi-products, called gluteomorphines, which may affect their behavior, similar to a drug.



Gluteomorphines, especially with these children, can attach to opioid-receptors in the brain, causing problems including sleepiness, giddiness, in-attention/zoning out, aggressive and self injurious behavior, reduced desire for social interaction, blocked pain messages and increased confusion. The theory is that if gluten is eliminated from the diet, it reduces the levels of gluteomorphine and as a result, behavior improves.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The information provided in this publication is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional. This information should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a health care professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.

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