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Gluten Sensitivity and Autism

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The following is a new video from Dr. Vikki Petersen of HealthNOW Medical Center, sharing information she recently learned from the renowned celiac researcher, Dr. Alessio Fasano, regarding gluten sensitivity and autism. Do you have a child with autism?  If so, have you tried implementing a gluten-free (or gluten-free/casein-free) diet?  If you have, did you notice […]

Q & A with Doctor Vikki: Is there a Connection between Gluten Intolerance and Macular Degeneration? Plus, New Dr. Vikki Videos!

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  There’s a new look for Dr. Vikki Petersen’s segment here at Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom and I’d like to send a big thank you to my friend Alexa of Lexie’s Kitchen for designing the new Q & A with Doctor Vikki badge you see above (thanks Lexie!). From this point forward, instead […]

Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Gluten Intolerance and Skin Disorders

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Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is founder of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California. She is co-author of  “The Gluten Effect,” a bestselling book that has been celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten sensitivity diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Vikki herself is acknowledged […]

Green Beaver Gluten Free Personal Care Products (and a Giveaway!)

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            I am very excited to share some fabulous gluten free personal care products from Green Beaver with you today.  Green Beaver is a Canadian Company that believes mother nature is fully capable of helping us to take care of ourselves, which is why they rely on pure natural ingredients […]

Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Billing and Insurance at HealthNOW Medical Center

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Today’s edition of Ask Dr. Vikki question comes from a friend of mine, a fellow celiac and Graves’ disease sufferer.  I met Susie and her daughter (and her mother and father) several years ago and all of them are diagnosed celiacs (and there are even more celiacs in the family).  I hope to have Susie […]

Dermatitis Herpetiformis and other “Atypical” Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity

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As Celiac Disease Awareness Month comes to a close, I thought I would share more of my personal story.  I have been meaning to do this for a long time but I will be honest, taking myself back in time is emotionally difficult for me.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried to […]

Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Genetics and Celiac Disease (and a Giveaway!)

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Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is founder of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California. She is co-author of  “The Gluten Effect,” a bestselling book that has been celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten sensitivity diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Vikki herself is acknowledged […]

Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Relief Aids for Accidental Glutenings?

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Welcome to the inaugural post for “Ask Dr. Vikki!” Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is founder of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California. She is co-author of  “The Gluten Effect,” a bestselling book that has been celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten […]

Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Forum 2010, an Invitation and Giveaway!

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If you have been reading my blog for long, or happen to ‘Like’ my Facebook page, then you know how much I love Dr. Vikki Petersen’s educational videos!  In fact, I have 22 of her videos on my video page.  Really, I love her and what she is doing for the gluten-free community!  More specifically, […]

Celiac Disease and Fertility/Reproductive Health Issues

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Over the past weekend, I found myself in a social setting with several obstetricians and I thought it would be a great opportunity to talk about celiac disease.  Parties are wonderful for launching conversation about gluten sensitivity because it is pretty darn obvious that something is different when you show up with your own gluten-free […]