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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Non-celiac Wheat Sensitivity
and you are
between 15 and 65
years old
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The purpose

In the last few years, a new clinical entity has emerged which includes patients who consider themselves to be suffering from problems caused by wheat and/or gluten ingestion, even though they do not have celiac disease (CD) or wheat allergy. This clinical condition has been named non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), although in a recent article, the investigators suggested the term "non-celiac wheat sensitivity" (NCWS), because it is not known to date what component of wheat actually causes the symptoms. The clinical picture of NCWS is characterized by combined gastrointestinal (bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea and/or constipation, nausea, epigastric pain, gastroesophageal reflux, aphthous stomatitis) and very different extra-intestinal and systemic manifestations (headache, depression, anxiety, 'foggy mind,' tiredness, dermatitis or skin rash, fibromyalgia-like joint/muscle pain, leg or arm numbness, and anemia). Nowadays, there no data about a possible relationship between gynaecological disorders and food ingestion and food allergy/intolerance. Therefore, the aims of the present study are to investigate 1) the prevalence and characteristics of gynaecological disorders in NCWS patients compared to CD and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) controls, and 2) the modification of such disorders in NCWS patients after a gluten (wheat)-free diet.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Gluten free diet

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03027492. The sponsor of the trial is University of Palermo and it is looking for 150 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Gynaecological Disorders in Patients With Not-celiac Wheat Sensitivity