An excerpt from article in Psychology Today by James Greenblatt MD.

"How does depression relate to the damage done to the small intestine in celiac disease? The intestinal damage wrought by celiac disease prevents absorption of essential nutrients that keep the brain healthy, especially zinc, tryptophan, and the B vitamins. These nutrients are necessary for the production of essential chemicals in the brain such as serotonin, a deficiency of which has been linked to depression."

Dr. Kristen's comments: I have absolutely found this to be true in my clinical practice. There are some amazing nutritional labs to find underlying vitamin/mineral deficiencies so we can use powerful nutritional products to optimize the body.... and brain!

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