Thursday, December 10, 2015

Alarming: Children Diagnosed with Celiac Disease Have a 40 Percent Increased Risk of Suicide by the Age of 20!

Here is a quote from Dr. Tom O'Bryan a well known gluten sensitivity expert, author and speaker from a presentation on "Anxiety Summit" put on by Trudy Scott:

Dr. Tom O’Bryan - Gluten’s impact on the inflamed brain: reducing anxiety and depression on season 2 of The Anxiety Summit, November 3-16, 2014 (my bold)

Children diagnosed with celiac disease have a 40 percent increased risk of suicide, with or without a gluten-free diet. I mean it's just startling that that's the situation but it is. And maybe we'll get into this more, but it's because people get diagnosed with a sensitivity to gluten, or people think they have a sensitivity to gluten so they go on a gluten-free diet. That is not the treatment for what's ailing the patient; that is a prerequisite to the treatment for what's ailing a patient, that you have to deal with the damage that's accrued over the years from eating this food that you did not know was a problem for you.

It's the same as for elders diagnosed with celiac disease, they have a 3.86, that's almost fourfold increased risk of dying in the first year after diagnosis. They're four times more likely to die in that year after diagnosis and going on a gluten-free diet compared to someone their age who has not been diagnosed and does not go on a gluten-free diet. They're four times more likely to die in that first year. Because you can't just put people on a gluten-free diet; you have to deal with the damage that's accrued. And that's the missing link.

And that's the missing link for our kids with this suicide thing. There's two things: one, you have to deal with the damage that's accrued. You've got to take the right vitamins and the right minerals. You have to work with a nutritionist that knows what they're doing to help rebuild your tissue and give you good, high levels, not maintenance levels; there's really a difference between a maintenance level of a vitamin and a rebuilding level of a vitamin. You need the maintenance levels, obviously, just to maintain and not regenerate, but then you need more to rebuild. And many of our doctors don't know that.

Trudy Scott has put on an impressive Anxiety Summit the last three years. Anxiety is a common problem, sometimes debilitating condition, with gluten sensitivity, and some of my patients have benefited by learning from the speakers who presented on this summit. This is just to mention an opportunity about the HOLIDAY SALE of the Anxiety Summit !

Until midnight of Saturday, December 12 (US Eastern Time), all Anxiety Summit products from the past seasons (Season 1, 2, and 3) are available for purchase at SPECIAL HOLIDAY PRICES!

You can hear samples of the audio replays of some of the favorite interviews (available until the sale ends). Just go to and listen to the following interviews! 

  • Dr. Kelly Brogan, M.D., Holistic women’s health psychiatry – Misunderstood and Mistreated: Reinventing Psychiatry 
  • Trudy Scott, CN, host of the Anxiety Summit, Food Mood expert and author of The Antianxiety Food Solution – How zinc and vitamin B6 prevent pyroluria and social anxiety 
  • Dr. Benjamin Lynch, ND, Researcher/writer/speaker: MTHFR and methylation defects – Anxiety: Biochemical and genetic predispositions 
  • Magdalena Wszelaki, founder of Hormones Balance – Foods to balance your hormones and ease anxiety 
What's in it for you?
  • Get the support you need for the stressful, anxiety-provoking holidays where winter blues and emotional eating show up. 
  • Get resources to calm your anxious mind one meal at a time, how to use targeted amino acids, nutrients for social anxiety.
  • Learn how gluten can affect your mood, the impact of heavy metals, mold, candida, hormone imbalances, adrenal fatigue, methylation and much much more! 
The information on this website is not meant to be medical advice and material presented and the materials in the Anxiety Summit are for information purposes only. If you have a medical concern please see your family doctor. 

Also, I have no connection to Trudy Scott, nor any of the speakers on The Anxiety Summit and do not profit in any way. 

To Your Health
Dr. Barbara