If you have granites on your arms, you may have this disease

If you have noticed that you always have small granites in your arms, the cause may not be allergy as you thought. You could have gluten intolerance.

The well-known "goosebumps" is actually called keratosis pilaris. It is an excess of keratin that appears in the arms as a result of a lack of vitamin A and fatty acids that may be caused by gluten intolerance.

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Gluten is a protein found in cereals such as wheat, barley and rye. Some people may have autoimmune (celiac disease), allergic and sensitivity problems.

Intolerance to gluten causes atrophy in the villi of the intestine, affecting the ability of the intestine to absorb nutrients. The granites in the arms could be an adverse reaction that occurs in the body of those who suffer from this intolerance.

To know if granites are due to an intolerance to gluten, Record if you also have any of these symptoms:

  • Muscle pain
  • Irritation, inflammation, itching or dry skin
  • Sickness
  • Spasms
  • Recurrent migraines
  • Pain or swelling of the abdomen

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If the pimples on your arms appear after eating foods with gluten, you must stop consuming them: this will be the key to recover.

Beyond this information, the most important thing is that you visit your doctor so that he can diagnose you and inform you, if you need it, about how to eat a gluten-free diet.

Here you can find more information about celiac disease.

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