Wheat & Gluten Sensitivity Biomarkers

From the Show: Wellness for Life
Summary: Get tested to determine your specific wheat sensitivity.
Air Date: 8/3/18
Duration: 26:09
Host: Susanne Bennett, DC
Guest Bio: Mark R. Engelman, MD
Dr. Mark EngelmanMark R. Engelman, MD, is the Founder and President of the Engelman Health Institute. He is also a permanent Clinical Consultant for Cyrex Laboratories.

Dr. Engelman's medical record includes 23 years as the director of St. Joseph's Medical Center emergency department; a standby physician for two American Presidential administrations; President of the Maricopa County American Heart Association; Chief Physician for the Arizona Boxing Commission, Founder and CEO of AmeriMed American Hospitals in Mexico; and an expert speaker on emergency medicine both nationally and internationally.
Wheat & Gluten Sensitivity Biomarkers
The mainstream medicine view of gluten sensitivity was one of "you have it or you don't."

However, recent studies have shown that there is a spectrum of gluten sensitivity. You can be sensitive without having celiac disease.

An allergy prompts an immediate anaphylactic reaction, like swelling, itching or difficulty breathing. The histamines in the body cause this reaction.

Those with celiac suffer an inflammatory condition of the gut when gluten crosses the gut barrier. Digestive issues follow.

There’s more to wheat than just gluten, and gluten has many variants. Testing is available to determine one’s specific intolerance or allergy.

Listen as Dr. Mark Engelman joins Dr. Susanne Bennett to discuss the complexity of wheat sensitivity.