Celiac Disease (Gluten Intolerance)

About- Celiac disease also called gluten-sensitive enteropathy; Gluten Intolerance, sprue, or coeliac disease is a chronic digestive disorder resulting from an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye.

Symptoms-

 Abdominal cramp, bloating, and gas
Abdominal pain
Anemia
Ataxia
Balance disorder
Blood in the stools
 Blood in the urine
Bone and joint pain
Constipation
Delayed puberty
Depression
Dermatitis herpetiformis
Diarrhea
Easy bruising
Fatigue
Fluid retention
Foul-smelling stools with excess fat
Indigestion 
Infertility
Irritability
Malnutrition
Mouth sores
Muscle wasting, muscle weakness, and muscle cramps
Nausea and vomiting
Nose bleeds
Nutrition deficiencies, including a lack of vitamin B12, D, and K
Panic attacks
Peripheral neuropathy
Persistent hunger
Speech disorder
Tingling in the legs and feet
Tooth discoloration
Unexplained weight loss
Weakness and fatigue

Causes-
The exact reason is not clear, a combination of genetics and the environment appear to play a part.

Risk Factors
 Addison's disease
 Autoimmune thyroid disease
Down syndrome
History of Celiac disease 
History of dermatitis herpetiformis
Microscopic colitis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Turner syndrome
Type 1 diabetes

Specialists to Visit -
 Gastroenterologist

Nutritionist
Pediatrician

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://celiac.org/
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicinenet.com

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