19
Jun
13

BBC Good Food India and the Economic Times – Investigates Gluten


Jeeva George-Abraham was 26 when her life seemed to spiral out of control. An economic policy researcher with a leading industry organisation, she found herself complaining constantly of stress, fatigue, sleeplessness and, in the worst trough, persistent diarrhoea. “I was running to the loo up to nine times a day,” she says. “I had a history of stomach-related ailments, and had also been treated for irritable bowel syndrome. All my tests were normal but the symptoms just wouldn’t go away.”

Apprehending that work-related stress was aggravating her health condition, Jeeva quit her job in end-2009. An uncle-in-law suggested she see Dr BS Ramakrishna, a renowned gastroenterologist at Christian Medical College, Vellore. He put her through several more tests, including a biopsy of the upper intestine. And finally, Jeeva arrived at an accurate diagnosis: she was suffering from coeliac disease, an extreme form of gluten-intolerance.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/features/sunday-magazine/what-is-gluten-and-why-should-you-keep-a-watch-on-it/articleshow/19296263.cms?curpg=2

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