Can A Gluten-Free Diet Reduce Sinusitis?

Can A Gluten-Free Diet Reduce Sinusitis?

A Look at a Gluten-Free Diet for Sinusitis Suffers

Can chronic sinusitis improve on a Gluten-free diet?  First of all, for many people, gluten not only causes gastrointestinal distress, but it has been shown to cause an increase in inflammation throughout the whole body.  So it is possible that by going on a gluten-free diet, people are able to reduce the inflammation in the sinus cavities, thereby reducing the risk of secondary bacterial infections.

Second, it could be related to mold and yeast formation; therefore, by eliminating simple carbohydrates, which can convert easily to sugar, one can reduce the presence of mold and yeast.  Without simple carbs the diet now consists of complex carbohydrates such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains and protein, therefore sinusitis was likely related to allergic fungal sinusitis or a derivative.  After eliminating the fuel source for the Allergic Fungal Sinusitis (AFS), and again, reduced the rate of secondary bacterial infections by reducing inflammation.  Whatever the mechanism, the key is reducing inflammation in the sinus cavities.

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By | 2018-08-03T12:07:14+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Diet & Exercise|

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I am a passionate blogger, author, speaker and 3X Board Certified MD in Infectious Disease, Internal & Sleep Medicine. I currently am an infectious disease physician in Atlanta, GA for Infectious Disease Consultants.

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