Is your quality of life being negatively impacted by Celiac disease, food allergies, sensitivities or intolerances? If so, this website is for YOU!
Are you a person diagnosed with Celiac disease, food allergies, or other sensitivities/intolerances that require you to strictly modify and monitor you diet? Are you the parent of a child diagnosed with Celiac disease or food allergies? If so, you’ve come to the right place!
Living with food restrictions can be very challenging, especially when there are serious symptoms or consequences for ingesting a forbidden food. Not being able to “just eat” can cause social, emotional and behavioral problems that interfere with living every day life to the fullest because so much of our society and culture revolves around food. Ask yourself these questions as you contemplate whether seeking support may benefit you.
Do you ever feel left out at social events because you can’t “just eat”? Do you have difficulty communicating your needs in a way that doesn’t make you feel like a burden at restaurants, with friends and family, or with your significant other? Do you ever feel depressed because you can’t have your favorite foods or feel anxious about attending social events, such as birthday parties, weddings, company parties, etc? Have food restrictions caused problems in your relationships, social life, and mental wellbeing?
Does your child’s food allergies cause so much fear and anxietyin you that you have diffiulty just enjoying your child. Is your child with food allergies or Celiac diseae suffering from fear and anxiety about being exposed to unsafe foods? Or, is your child struggling in other areas of their life because these anxieties are manifesting in other ways, such as in friendships, school, church, etc.? Is your child having difficulty just feeling like a kid?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then seeking professional support could be the answer! It is possible to find the joy in life that you’ve always wanted despite Celiac diseae or food allergies, but it can be tough to do it alone. Call today to stop letting Celiac disease or food allergies affect your mental and physical wellbeing! Call (303) 550-5983 to schedule a free 15 minute consultation!
You’re Not Alone!
According to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, “more than 12 million Americans have food allergies. That’s one in 25, or 4% of the population.” Furthermore, there is an even higher percentage of people with food intolerance/sensitivity, such as lactose intolerance or gluten intolerance. According to a study completed by Alessio Fasano, et al. (2003), nearly 1 in 133 Americans have Celiac Disease, which is an autoimmune disease that causes the body to react negatively to the protein Gluten, which is found in wheat, rye, and barley.
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