Monday, December 15, 2014

Autoimmune diseases linked to gluten sensitivity

Many autoimmune diseases can be linked to gluten: Addison's, Graves', Lupus, myasthenia gravis, polymyalgia rheumatica, scleroderma, vitiligo, ulcerative colitis. If you have myasthenia gravis, you need to know about gluten grains.

A sensitivity to gluten has been found to be the cause of many health problems and even the primary cause for diseases. We have known for years about celiac disease, a genetic disease caused by gluten grains which damage the lining of the small intestine sometimes resulting in

Coexisting Autoimmune disease in myasthenia gravis patients

Newswise — Myasthenia gravis is a disorder that is often evidenced by abnormal functioning, mainly weakness, of the skeletal muscles. Two studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) demonstrate that there is a significant proportion of myasthenia patients with arrhythmias and co-morbid inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

During the meeting, Rachana Gandhi, MD presented an interesting