Major Symptoms Of Gluten Intolerance

Gluten IntoleranceGluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance has become a very common problem in most of the Western countries. Around 15% of the total U.S. population is at present facing gluten sensitivity problem. Gluten is found in Wheat, Barley, Kamut, Rye, Oats and other grass grains.

In gluten sensitive people, gluten consumption can lead to damage of the intestine and can ultimately create problems related to absorption of vitamins and minerals in the body. Gluten intolerance symptoms vary from person to person.

This makes it even more difficult to diagnose the gluten intolerance problem. Gluten intolerance symptoms in some cases are short lived while in others the problem may persist for weeks. The list of some common gluten intolerance symptoms is given below-

Diiferent Symptoms Of Gluten Intolerance

Gastro-intestinal Problems

You will notice that a person suffering from gluten intolerance will experience gastro-intestinal problems like diarrhea, constipation, gas, abdominal pain, abdominal cramping, bloating, queasiness and other stomach and digestion related issues. The person may also be diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

Neurological Problems

Neurological problems including headache, migraine, memory loss, drowsiness, depression, numbness, tingling sensation, difficulty in balancing are some very common problems you can find in a gluten sensitive person.

Muscular Pain

muscle pain

If a person experiences Muscular and joint pain problems for a long time and is unaware of the reason for the severe pain, consulting a doctor will be the best option.

Nutrient Deficiencies

An individual suffering from gluten intolerance will face nutrient deficiencies as gluten consumption directly affects the body’s intestine which reduces the absorption power of the intestine.

As a result, the nutrients and minerals consumed through food are not properly absorbed by the body and this leads in severe nutrient deficiencies in the body. Low calcium levels, anemia, vitamin D deficiency, magnesium deficiency are some of the deficiencies which may adversely affect the body.


If a person is unknown of the gluten intolerance problem, then that person will experience fatigue and a feeling of weakness and tiredness after consuming a meal containing gluten.


Brain fog which is a general feeling of tiredness even though the person has just got out of the bed is also a very common gluten intolerance symptom.

Frequent Infections

You will find that the body of a person with gluten sensitivity problem will become very prone to infections as due to malabsorption of minerals and essential vitamins the body’s immune system becomes very weak and catches infections including cold, flu, eye infections, sinus infections, vaginal infections and urinary infections very easily.

So, if a person frequently experiences infections, it will be advisable to consult a doctor to know the exact reason behind the problem.

Skin Problems


Skin problems including rashes, chronic eczema, acne, itching also indicates a gluten intolerance problem. Skin problems symptoms may or may not occur in every gluten intolerance case.

Foul Smelling Urine and Stool

An individual suffering from gluten intolerance will find a foul smell coming from the urine and stool. This is because of poor digestion that fats from the body come out in the form of gray and dark colored stool.

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