I was very short as a child with thin hair and I was slightly malnourished because of my Celiac disease. I was diagnosed with it at the age of nine, and the diagnosis changed my life because I started to eat a gluten free diet that immediately thickened my hair and let me grow taller.
For Celiac disease, the villa in your intestines that absorb nutrients are destroyed by gluten. Because of this, I was not able to absorb all the nutrients I needed to survive, get thicker hair, and grow taller because the few nutrients I had were used for me to stay alive.
I require such a strict gluten free diet that I am also vegan — because if an animal has gluten and I have that animal or a product of that animal, I have gluten. I enjoy being vegan and being gluten free and vegan has allowed me to explore new foods and be incredibly healthy. I am looking forward to connecting to future warriors!
Hi, I am Yvonne and I have Crohns Disease in the small bowel. I was diagnosed in the 1982, sadly my illness was not...