References for the Narcolepsy Network 2014 talk entitled:
“Gluten Free PWN: Improving Narcolepsy Symptoms with Dietary Changes”
Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease
- Czaja-Bulsa G. 2014. Non-celiac gluten sensitivity – a new disease with gluten intolerance. link.
- Catassi et al. 2013. Non-celiac gluten sensitivity – the new fronteir of gluten related disorders. link.
- Fasano, A. 2009. Surprises from celiac disease. link.
- Mansueto et al. 2014. Non-celiac gluten sensitivty: literature review. link.
- Herfarth et al. 2014. Prevalent of a gluten-free diet and improvement of clinical symptoms in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. link.
- de Loregeril M. and Salen, P. 2014. Gluten and wheat intolerance today: are modern wheat strains involved? link.
- Caio et al. 2014. Effects of a gluten free diet on immune response to gliadin and patients with non-celiac gluten sensitivity. link.
- Sapone et al. 2014. Spectrum of gluten-related disorders: consensus on new nomenclature and classification. link.
- Velasquez-Manoff. 2014. Can celiac disease affect the brain? link.
Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diets
- Husain et al. 2004. Diet therapy for narcolepsy. link.
- Baranano K.W. and Hartman, A. L. The ketogenic diet: uses in epilepsy and other neurologic illnesses. link.
- Chang C., Ke D., and Chen J. 2009. Essential fatty acids and human brain. link.
- Chikahisa et al. 2014 Ketone body metabolism and sleep homeostasis in mice. link.
- Brown A.J. 2007. Low-carb diets, fasting and euphoria: Is there a link between ketosis and gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)? link.
- Afaghi, A., O’Connor H., Chow, C.M.. 2008. Acute effects of very low carbohydrate diet on sleep indices. link.
- Dashti et al. 2004. Long-term effects of a ketogenic diet in obese patients. link.
Low FODMAP (fermentable, oligo-, di-, monosaccharides and polyols) Diets
- Shepherd et al. 2013. Short chain carbohydrates and functional gastrointestinal disorders. link.
- Chris Kresser. FODMAPS blog post
Food, Inflammation, Leaky Gut, and Autoimmunity
- de Punder, K. and Pruimboom, L. 2013. The dietary intake of what and other cereal grains and their role in inflammation. link.
- Nouri et al. 2014. Intestinal barrier dysfunction develops at the onset of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, and can be induced by adoptive transfer of auto-reactive T cells. link.
- Fasano, A. 2014. Leaky gut and autoimmune diseases. link.
- Fasano, A. 2011. Zonulin and its regulation of intestinal barrier function: the biological door to inflammation, autoimmunity, and cancer. link.
- Maes, M., Twisk, FN. Chronic fatigue syndrome: la bete noire of the Belgian health care system. 2009. link.
- Deans, E. Leaky gut and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. link. *blog post
- Leaky gut (PubMed) link.
Narcolepsy and Orexin
- Cai et al. 1999. Hypothalamic orexin expression: modulation by blood glucose and feeding. link.
- Kastin, A. and Akerstrom V. 1998. Orexin A but Not Orexin B Rapidly Enters Brain from Blood by Simple Diffusion. link.
- Kornum B., Faraco, J., Mignot E. 2011. Narcolepsy with hypocretin/orexin deficiency, infections, and autoimmunity of the brain. link.
Websites, Books, and Other Resources
- “Paleo Narco: Applying Paleo Principles to Narcolepsy.”
- Dr. Andrew Weil on “Narcolepsy.“
- “Gluten Free, No C!” blog
- Terry Wahls, MD: website, Tedx Video – Minding Your Mitochondria, and book, The Wahls Protocol
- David Perlmutter, MD: Grain Brain
- Whole30 (R) program. link.