What's Ailing You: Gluten-free diets

This week, News 12 Connecticut's What's Ailing You looks at why an increasing number of people have shifted to gluten-free diets. More and more people

More and more people are eliminating gluten by

More and more people are eliminating gluten by not eating wheat, barley or rye. (Credit: News 12)

NORWALK - This week, News 12 Connecticut's What's Ailing You looks at why an increasing number of people have shifted to gluten-free diets.

More and more people are eliminating gluten by not eating wheat, barley or rye. 203 Urgent Care's Dr. Sonia Bisaccia says people who have tested positive for celiac disease need to steer clear of gluten to avoid damaging inflammation in their small intestines.

Dr. Bisaccia says there is no conclusive medical research on non-celiac gluten sensitivity. However, she says many patients that opt to go gluten-free have rid themselves of nightmare digestion problems.

News 12 Connecticut wants to know, "What's Ailing You." You ask the medical question and we'll work to find you an expert's answer. Send your questions by way of Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #WhatsAilingYou.

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