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    Default just diagnosed with gluten intolerance...

    could this be causing my rosacea?

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    You might find this thread interesting

    Best wishes,

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbillcee View Post
    could this be causing my rosacea?
    Heck yeah it could! Hope going gluten free helps your rosacea. Wouldn't that be great?
    "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    yes that would be pretty good

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    Hi -

    I saw your post and thought I'd provide you a little information about me.

    I found out last Fall I have a gluten sensitivity. It came as a BIG suprise to me. My Rosacea was worse around this time as well. My Dr. referred me to see a Gastroenterologist, which I had a colonoscopy and endoscopy (not so lovely - never had these tests before). Anyway, both tests came out negative. The GI Dr. said I wasn't Celiac (total gluten intolerant as no internal issues were found). He said I could continue to eat gluten if I wanted or if wanted to cut back or down I could as well.

    I decided to try to eat "gluten free" when possible and when not, I'd have gluten and take a gluten supllement. There is no cure, but the supplements do help your body better digest the gluten. I also take digestive enzymes with every meal and also pro-biotics. I also take an anti-histimine daily and a handful of supplements as well. Since this regimen, it has lessened the flares and irritation. I do believe what you eat can have an effect on the skin. Granted, some folks have lesser issues with food/skin breakouts, as genetics play a part, but I think many can see benefit in their skin by eating healthier.

    Are you getting further testing by a GI Dr. or your internist? Please keep us posted.


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