Darwin17, do you mean to say that gluten affects your arthritis? I think this may be the case with my mom, only she has to give it more time... She has been ill a very long time, so I suppose her body would need more time to heal. And she has mostly given up gluten, but will have a piece of bread or cake on festive occasions and that's about once every two months or so. If she is indeed sensitive to gluten and it's making her worse, she would need to give it up for a longer time to let her body 'flush it out' of her system and begin the healing process. Of course, if she had an acute reaction like you did, she would be able to pinpoint gluten as a cause and give it up immediately, I suppose. But she hasn't been able to identify a single cause or maybe her body has gotten too confused over time and its responses are blunted. Oh, I hope I can convince her to stay completely off gluten for 6 months and see how she feels.
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Arthritis Update for those who are curious