Jun 19, 2020
Dr. Pastore covers the thyroid gland, non-autoimmune hypo & hyperthyroidism, the autoimmune thyroid diseases Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and Grave’s Disease, how the two are connected to celiac disease, and what tests you should request from your physician to be an advocate for your own health.
Jun 13, 2020
Dr. Pastore discusses the connection between celiac disease and cardiovascular disease that many physicians miss when treating a patient with either. He covers how gluten consumption can affect the cardiovascular system, arteries, and veins; cause physical structure and electrical changes of the heart; and increase the...
Jun 8, 2020
Dr. Pastore discusses a new NYU study that monitored children’s exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) - chemicals that have a long-lasting effect on the planet with the ability to accumulate in our ecosystem and bodies, such as DDT and PCB - and the connection to celiac disease.
He covers where POPs are...
May 30, 2020
A new study released in May 2020 has revealed connections between inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and celiac disease.
Before discussing study findings, Dr. Pastore first covers what IBD is, how it differs from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), who is most at risk, the complications and treatment for IBD.
May 22, 2020
Continuing with topics around Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Dr. Pastore discusses a condition that some diagnosed celiacs are still faced with - refractory celiac disease.
He covers what it is, how it’s diagnosed, how common it is amongst diagnosed celiac disease patients, the signs and symptoms to look out for,...