Celiac disease and schizophrenia – (03-01-04)

Celiac disease and schizophrenia

I firmly believe that schizophrenia has a strong physiological component that can be responsive to natural approaches. Mauve factor is one marker that may result from increased oxidative stress on fatty acids. In this study we see a relationship with celiac disease. With evidence of other neurological effects (such as ataxia and increased risk of Alzheimer’s) this should not be a big stretch for many. However, I do disagree with the author’s conclusion that celiac disease is rare–it has been estimated to be upwards of 1-2% of the general population. That is not rare.

bmj.com Eaton et al. 328 (7437): 438 –

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.