9 Warning Signs Of Gluten Intolerance

Josephine Thompson

Journalist

Gluten is something most of us weren't aware of even in 2010. However, every other friend that we have seems to be gluten intolerant. That's the leading cause for various food industries to go gluten free: gluten free pizza, gluten free beer, gluten free... gluten?

And if you don't know whether you're intolerant to gluten or not, you might want to be on the lookout for signs that you are. Be aware of them and maybe you'll find out that what you eat is what is making you sick. Maybe cutting out gluten is just what you need to get your life back on track!

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Stomach ache

Eating food rich in gluten when you're intolerant will lead to stomach pain as well as diarrhea, constipation and gas. Don't ignore the signs, as you might damaging your intestinal lining - and your body will fail to absorb nutritious stuff from food!

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Dizziness

Disorientation or brain fog that besets you after eating is not the reaction to the restaurant bill. Gluten is very likely to be the cause!

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Lactose Intolerance

Gluten allergy is amplified by lactose intolerance. Food with lactose has certain sugar element types that trigger digestive issues!

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Itchy Skin

Gluten intolerant intestines become inflamed after consumption of gluten – and eczema and psoriasis are just some of the skin condition that are sure to follow.

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Headache

Headaches after meals, especially when you don't have to do the dishes and your racist uncle isn't visiting, might be a sign that your brain was disturbed by the food you just ate. Gluten intolerance might be the thing to explain it.

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Mood Swing

Mood swings after eating? You might need to check up for gluten intolerance, since food is important to you.

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Chronic Fatigue

If your body has an adverse reaction to gluten and you're constantly eating gluten-y food, then you're going to feel a lot of fatigue as the body is expending energy fighting gluten. Check yourself for that intolerance, yo.

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Fibromyalgia

Muscles, ligaments and tendons in pain? Fibromyalgia is the chronic condition that causes them – and it stems from gluten intolerance.

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