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Can Gluten Cause Anxiety?

Celiac disease | Gluten sensitivity | Bottom lineThe term gluten refers to a group of proteins found in a variety of cereal grains, including wheat, rye, and barley.While most people are able to tolerate gluten, it can trigger a number of adverse side effects in those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity.In addition to causing digestive distress, headaches, and skin problems, some report that gluten may contribute to psychological symptoms like anxiety. This article takes a closer look at the research to determine whether gluten can cause anxiety. Celiac diseaseFor those with celiac disease, eating gluten triggers inflammation in the intestines, causing symptoms like bloating, gas, diarrhea, and fatigue.Some studies show that celiac disease may also be associated with a higher...

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