82013Jul

Why is brain fog and fatigue common with gluten intolerance?

Brain fog and fatigue are extremely common in patients with celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Quite often, these symptoms persist even after the long-term compliance with gluten-free and other elimination diets. The triggering mechanisms for the fatigue and brain fog can be divided in several categories: Mechanisms related to subclinical adrenal insufficiency Mechanisms related to…

222012Oct

Dealing with Muscle Fatigue: Citrulline Malate

DEALING WITH MUSCLE FATIGUE: CITRULLINE MALATE Muscle fatigue is a common condition which reflects a declined muscle ability to generate force. It occurs when the body temporarily exhausts its supply of energy, such as adenosine triphosphate (ATP), glycogen and creatine phosphate. In addition, muscle fatigue may represent a consequence of the excessive accumulation of metabolites…

162012Jul

Hair and Skin Q & A with Find Me Gluten Free

Dr. Shikhman answers questions on hair and skin issues many with celiac disease or gluten intolerance face. Read more about why this happens and what supplements may help. http://on.fb.me/NtbVhw All information contained on this website is intended for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended nor suited to be a replacement or substitute…

132012Feb

Free supplement profiling at S. Florida gluten free expo

If you are in the South Florida area this weekend, please come visit us! We will be offering free supplement profiling for anyone who is interested. The expo will be on Saturday, Feb 18 from 11am – 4pm at the South Florida Fairgrounds 9067 Southern Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33421. Find us at booth…

72012Feb

Natural probiotic supplements and improved immunity: an introduction to the powers of beneficial bacteria

Most consumers are familiar with the dangers of disease-causing bacteria; but over the last several decades, medical professionals and lay consumers alike have discovered a host of proven and potential benefits to be had from the consumption of so-called “good” or “friendly” bacteria as well. These helpful microrganisms are referred to as probiotics: and while…

232011Dec

Q&A with Dr. Shikhman Gluten Connection to Autoimmune Diseases

These questions originally appeared on The Celiac Diva website. Visit The Celiac Diva What got you interested in the study of auto-immune diseases? When I was a teenager, I came across a book Microbe Hunters by Paul Henry De Kruif. After reading the book, I became fascinated by microbiology and immunology. In medical school, I…