Reply to this topic This has not necessarily been related to a drop in their weight, although that is often another positive side effect of the treatment program. Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye. It was at this appointment that my doctor and I discussed celiac disease and I had blood drawn for the screening. They couldn’t control it at all. I have lost a lot of weight and one would think that would help make one’s blood pressure to get better, but I have had two heart attacks, have coranary arterie disease and congestive heart failure. I have.
Back to Obesity. Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye. Recently there has been increasing interest in the possible health benefits of avoiding gluten among people who do not have coeliac disease, though the long term evidence about its effects in this group is currently limited. The current study followed more than , people from to , assessing their diets and whether they had heart attacks during that time. These people did not have heart disease at the start of the study, and importantly did not have coeliac disease. Overall, it found that once other risk factors were taken into account, people’s consumption of gluten was not related to their risk of heart attack. However, further analyses suggested that lower consumption of gluten specifically from whole grains wheat, barley and rye was associated with increased heart attack risk compared to higher consumption from these sources. Ideally these findings would be confirmed by other studies, but this research will take time. In the meantime, if you don’t need to avoid gluten for medical reasons, this study suggests it may be beneficial to continue including whole grains in your diet for their cardiovascular benefits. Chan School of Public Health in Boston.
Display as a link instead. The increase blood homocysteine appears to causes blood pressure to rise. I have had blood pressure problems for years and mine and steadily gone up. It did. Recommended Posts. And, for some reason, I gluten no longer bitten by insects as frequently. I am slowly getting my life back. I am starting to feel better tonight and my BP is slowly coming down. Cardiologist Recommends gluten-free diet. Sounds free some pressure success stories here on the BP diet.