Kids, Alopecia Areata, and Gluten-free
As a mother whose son who has Alopecia Totalis, I know the importance of a healthy daily routine. If we search the GAM website we will find articles talking in depth of the risks and side effects of gluten protein. We learned that gluten is not the healthiest intake for a person with a healthy immune system, so imagine the effects it can have on a person with an unbalanced immune system.
So what does it mean to go on a Gluten-free diet?
Do NOT let the word diet scare you.
Everyone has tried to go on a diet at some point of their life… it’s inevitable. Therefore, its easy to relate to the pressures one must go through to stay strong-willed and not cheat. Cheating is what “makes or breaks you.“ I have personally been on so many diets, unfortunately, all have been broken. But this isn’t about me. Oh no, this is bigger. Moms and dads, I would like to share with you the importance of keeping your AA child on a gluten-free diet and how simple it actually is. Continue reading