Sunday, August 2, 2009

Vitiligo and Celiac

It is possible that there is a link between gluten intolerance (celiac disease) and vitiligo. Celiac disease is not always easy to diagnose. People with vitiligo should consider getting tested for 'silent celiac'. Some vitiligo sufferers have reported improvement after removing gluten (bread, pasta etc) from their diet. Vitiligo sufferers should also get tested for autoimmune thyroid disease.

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