Dr. Robert Pastore, PhD, CNS

Common Nutrient Deficiencies in the Newly Diagnosed Celiac Disease Patient

2019-10-09 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 4 minutes
Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a disease that attacks the nutrient absorption areas of the small intestine. Nutrients that appear in peer-reviewed literature that are typically deficient include vitamins A (retinol), D, E, K, folic acid, B6, B12, and the minerals calcium, copper, magnesium, zinc, selenium and iron. But that's not the full story...

Celiac Disease Can Present Differently in the Pediatric Population

2019-10-03 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 4 minutes
Celiac Disease

Celiac disease present differently in pediatric cases compared to the adult population, including failure to thrive, delayed onset of puberty, short stature, and thin extremities.

Celiac Disease: High Risk Groups, Related Disorders and Comorbidities

2019-09-12 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 10 minutes
Celiac Disease

Celiac disease can be vexing in how it presents in clinical practice. In this article, I cover current conditions and diseases that have been linked to celiac disease in multiple studies in peer-reviewed literature.

The Celiac and Obesity Connection?

2019-08-30 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 6 minutes
Celiac Disease

Being overweight or obese should not rule out celiac disease. Overweight or obesity can be a direct symptom of celiac disease or secondarily due to celiac induced autoimmunity.

Could your infertility be a symptom of celiac disease?

2019-08-28 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 4 minutes
Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is more prevalent in women with all cause infertility and unexplained infertility than in those without the disease.