The Brain is a complex but the most vital of all the organs as its processes are whats keeps us alive and functioning. To keep our brain and body healthy, it is essential to focus on another part of the body, the intestines. Every day stressors, anxiety, and those gut wrenching moments all effect the functioning of our gut over time. Even more so, certain foods such as gluten can attack the digestion system, especially is one has a gluten intolerance or sensitivity. By consuming gluten, wheat, or containing such ingredients, negative effects can be felt throughout the whole body and the brain.
Some symptoms of wheat allergy include:
- Severe abdominal pain
- Bowel habit abnormalities (either diarrhoea or constipation)
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Other symptoms include:
- Headache or migraine
- ‘Foggy mind’ or fatigue
- Joint and muscle pain
- Limb numbness
- Dermatitis (eczema or skin rash)
- Iron-deficiency anaemia
- Eating disorders
While even small portions of wheat can cause so many miseries there is respite as we list some all natural remedies that will help in avoiding wheat allergy to some extent:
- Avoid gluten
- Eat products like fish oil, yogurt and goldenseal.
- Drinking soothing teas like chamomile tea, horsetail tea also help.
- Eating more vegetables, fruits, meat and poultry. However, keep in mind that the more processed or unnatural a food is the more likely it will be to have gluten.
- You may require high levels of calcium, foliate, iron, Vitamin B-12, Vitamin D, Vitamin K, and zinc in your diet.
- Foods you should ban from your diet:
- Barley, including malt and malt vinegar
- Triticale, which is a cross between wheat and rye
- Wheat and wheat flours such as semolina, farina, durum, graham, kamut, and spelt.
- Following these remedial measures will ensure you have a friendly gut