Overview of Celiac Disease (Sprue)
An autoimmune disease that is triggered by consuming gluten-containing products, notably wheat, rye, and triticale. Treatment is by careful avoidance of gluten-containing foods.
It is noted that many people who have complaints that are related to gluten sensitivity do not have the GI-symptoms of Celiac Disease; furthermore, gluten sensitivity is statistically correlated with a number of other auto-immune diseases.
Complimentary and alternative treatments for celiac disease that are considered below include:
- Immune System Balancing
- Low Dose Naltrexone