Gluten Sensitivity


What is gluten sensitivity?

Gluten sensitivity, also known as non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, is becoming a more widely recognised condition and is where people, who do not have coeliac disease or wheat allergy, experience symptoms related to eating gluten.


Diagnosis of gluten sensitivity

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms described in the gluten sensitivity symptoms section, it is important that you visit your doctor to exclude coeliac disease and wheat allergy.


How does gluten sensitivity differ from coeliac disease?

The differences between gluten sensitivity and coeliac disease can be explained by differences in the way the body’s immune system reacts to gluten in these two conditions.


The symptoms of gluten sensitivity

There are many symptoms of gluten sensitivity which can affect different parts of the body. Many of the symptoms related to gluten sensitivity are similar to those experienced by people with coeliac disease...


True Life Stories

Vanessa and Claire, who are both diagnosed with gluten sensitivity, very kindly shared their stories with us.


Gluten sensitivity: medical evidence

Gluten sensitivity, or non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, is becoming a more widely recognised condition which is currently being researched by leading clinicians worldwide.


Expert opinions

Professor David S Sanders is a Professor of Gastroenterology and a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital & the University of Sheffield.