Gluten Intolerance

Gluten intolerance test Brisbane

Gluten intolerance or sensitivity is a condition where the body reacts to the ingestion of gluten. There is a lot of conflicting information in the media about gluten intolerance and 'non-coeliac gluten sensitivity'. We encourage our clients to come to the clinic and receive specific gluten intolerance testing and an individual diagnosis from our natural health Therapists rather than self-diagnosing.

Manage your gluten intolerance with our natural health team. Here at the Health and Healing Wellness Centre we have many speciality areas which offer complete and holistic healthcare solutions to provide a safe, supportive and natural gluten sensitivity management.

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What is gluten?

Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley, triticale, rye and oats. The protein provides the elasticity in products made with these grains such as bread and pastries helping them rise and adding a chewy texture.

Gluten is found in any product made with wheat, barley, rye, triticale or oats. Often these products are very obvious but sometimes they can be quite hidden and unexpected.

Examples of foods containing gluten:

  • bread, rolls, pizza base, Turkish, flatbread such as tortillas, lavash, mountain bread, pita and wraps
  • cereals, porridge
  • cakes, pastries, biscuits, sweet buns, slice, doughnuts, muffins, tarts
  • pasta, noodles, cous cous, semolina
  • crumbed or battered food
  • processed meats, small goods such as ham, some sausages
  • pre-made soups, condiments, sauces, gravy
  • some lollies, chips and liquorice
  • drinks such as beer

Symptoms of gluten intolerance

Many symptoms of gluten intolerance can be contributed to other issues so it is advised to receive expert diagnosis and gluten sensitivity testing. Symptoms can include:

  • gas, bloating and abdominal cramping
  • nausea
  • constipation or diarrhoea
  • headaches
  • mood issues
  • dizziness or problems with balance
  • tiredness

Gluten intolerance test

Our experienced natural health practitioners can carry out specific tests to determine if your symptoms are related to gluten intolerance or even coeliac disease . Find out for sure and begin your journey back to a healthy, symptom-free life with the help of our Brisbane naturopaths and our natural health team.

Maintaining a healthy, gluten-free diet can be much easier than you think. Speak to our team today on 07 3857 8887 or complete our Appointment Request for a consultation.

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Tina has over 30 year’s clinical practice in natural therapies. As a practitioner in naturopathy and acupuncture, Tina has remarkable insight coupled with a caring nature and is a beacon of hope for those she cares for.

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