Part 4 of 5 Part Series: How Could A Lectin Intolerance Cause Scoliosis?

January 11, 2011 · Filed Under Scoliosis · 2 Comments 

This is the fourth part in a 5 part series that discusses how gluten could be one of the underlying triggers for scoliosis. In the first post, I discussed whether an association between gluten and scoliosis could exist, described scoliosis, and I provided an outline for the series. In the second post, I discussed how gluten may trigger antibodies against transglutaminases (involved in bone health), antibodies against bone cells, nutrient deficiencies, low melatonin levels, arthritis and how this may lead to scoliosis. In the third post, I discussed how a gluten intolerance may cause scoliosis in various age groups. Today, I would like to discuss how a lectin intolerance may contribute to scoliosis.

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