What is the common link between low blood levels of calcium, protein, albumin, vitamin B12, urea nitrogen with osteoporosis and heart burn with or without a positive test for H. Pylori?
The answer Parietal Cell damage. Parietal cells are the little cells in your stomach that are supposed to produce hydrochloric acid (HCL) and a carrier chemical called Intrinsic Factor. Autoimmunity Reviews in 2007 reported a higher than normal incidence of Parietal Cell Auto-antibodies (PCAs) in patients with Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease (da Rosa Utiyama et al). Read more