What else is not being absorbed???

by Jeanne
(Denver, NC )

After taking 5000 I.U. of Vit D3 for several months, my blood level was only 39.3ng/ml and it was suggested to me that I might be gluten sensitive.

My mother and sister are gluten intolerant/celiac. If I have been wasting all those Vit D capsules, what else is not being absorbed in my small intestine???

I have no intestinal symptoms other than lifetime constipation which has been recently successfully treated by Metamucil/Benefiber intake.

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Anything and everything...
by: Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune Queen!

Hi Jeanne,

If you have any degree of gluten sensitivity, then it could be anything and everything that is not being absorbed.

I go over many of the possibilities on my Symptoms of Gluten Intolerance page. This is the reason that so many people have such different symptoms from each other, everyone has different nutrient deficiencies that show up first and those are their 'symptoms' of gluten sensitivity or celiac disease.

And you don't need to have any digestive symptoms to have gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. That is a myth that only doctors are perpetuating. But the research is clear that digestive problems don't have to be present to have celiac disease.

So, I guess that it's time for you to get on a gluten free diet! I would also suggest that you take a look at my Vitamin D Absorption page to see what other problems could be contributing to your malabsorption of vitamin d as well.

Kerri Knox RN Immune Health Queen

Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune System Queen
Functional Medicine Practitioner
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