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Celiac Disease

 

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease damaging the lining of small intestine.

Causes

  • Gluten intolerance
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Heredity
  • Triggers such as surgery, pregnancy, childbirth or viral infections

Symptoms

  • Abdominal bloating
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Pale foul smelling stool
  • Fatigue
  • Malnourishment
  • Anemia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Infertility
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Skin rash
  • Enamel defect

Treatment
Gluten free diet life long is the only cure for celiac disease.