Gluten Survey

If you suspect that you may have Celiac Disease or Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, please complete the quiz below for your risk index.

Point Scale

  • 0 - Never or almost never have the symptom
  • 1 - Occasionally have it, effect is not severe
  • 2 - Occasionally have it, effect is severe
  • 3 - Frequently have it, effect is not severe
  • 4 - Frequently have it, effect is severe
Bloating, gas and/or abdominal pain Diarrhea or constipation Irritable bowel syndrome Hard to flush bulky, fatty stools Bloating after meals or wake up bloated Itchy skin rash or eczema Discolored teeth or loss of enamel Aching joints Fatigue Canker sores Mood swings, anxiety, depression Poor appetite Weight loss or weight gain Ringing in your ears Headaches or migraines Muscle weakness Low sex drive Poor concentration and/or memory problems Infertility and/or irregular menstrual cycles

Grand total:

Status

Points

Recommendation

No sensitivity

< 5

  • Well Done!! You do not have Gluten Sensitivity. My recommendations for staying healthy are:
  • Eat 35 grams of Fiber every day like found in our Probiotic Bars
  • take 8 billion CFUs of probiotics a day like in Acidophilus Plus
  • take 1000 IU vtiamin D each day
  • Eat lots of fresh fruit and vegetable for Anti-Oxidants or add VegeLight
  • Eat seeds, nuts and fish for Omega Fatty Acids and take a daily supplement like DHA
  • Eat .8 grams of Protein for every pound of body weight each day.
    You should also take a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement.

Moderate

5 - 20

  • A Moderate score means you may have gluten sensitivity.
  • Try eliminating Wheat, Rye and Barley along with other items containing Gluten for 5 days to see if your symptoms are relieved.
  • Boost your immune system with a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement.
  • take 8 billion CFUs of probiotics a day like in Acidophilus Plus
  • Having gluten sensitivity does not necessarily mean that you have Celiac Disease, but you should have your doctor test you for it.

Severe

> 20

  • A Severe score suggests you may have Celiac Disease or Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and should be tested for it.
  • Contact your Doctor and discuss testing options and follow the above suggestions to see if you get any relief.
  • I encourage you to learn more by investigating on your own and reading:

* These solutions we suggest may be helpful in relieving symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity.  However, if you have a SEVERE score we strongly recommend that you meet with your physician for a complete medical evalutation.

You also may be at risk if you have been diagnosed with the following:

  • Depression
  • Osteoporosis or osteopenia
  • Infertility
  • Thyroid disease
  • Intestinal cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Or have an immediate family member who has been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition or celiac

If you have any of the above - please ask your doctor to check for Celiac Disease.

Learn more: Gluten - the most common Protein may be secretly poisoning you, Gluten - an undiagnosed epidemic, Gluten - an undiagnosed epidemic

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