Exhausted Gluten-Free Woman

Answers from a Gluten Doctor – Part 10: Gluten Intolerance and Exhaustion

When I first went to Dr. Vikki, I was EXHAUSTED. Despite being young and having seen numerous doctors who all said I was perfectly well, I was tired.  All the time!  I was in fact, sick and tired of being sick and tired.  Fortunately for me, Dr. Vikki took the time to really get to […]

Gluten-Withdrawal

Giving Up Gluten

Gluten withdrawal? What are the symptoms? When Deb Nevergall quit gluten, she felt worse before she felt better. Deb Nevergall had just purchased an old Victorian home for her special-occasion tearoom and was working on the menu, which included cucumber sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and petits fours, when health troubles hit. First, Nevergall’s teenage […]

Disease Diagnosis

Answers from a Gluten Doctor – Part 2: Diagnosis

Continuing with our discussion from highly acclaimed pioneer in the treatment of gluten sensitivity, Dr. Vikki Petersen, we tackle the often confusing subject of diagnosis.

Q. I recently had a blood test (ordered from another doctor) and he proceeded to tell me I tested negative for gluten intolerance. As we know, I have tested positive many times in the past and the simple truth is

Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Answers from a Gluten Doctor – Part 1: Common Symptoms

Meet Dr. Vikki Petersen. Dr. Petersen is a Chiropractor and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is co-founder and co-director (along with her husband, Dr. Richard Petersen) of the renowned HealthNow Medical Center and acclaimed author of the book The Gluten Effect . Dr. Vikki (as she is known at her medical practice) is acknowledged as a pioneer […]