Coeliac Disease

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Apr 25, 2009 · Coeliac disease is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the small bowel induced in genetically susceptible people by the irritant gluten and ...

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What causes coeliac disease?

Coeliac disease is caused by an abnormal immune system reaction to the protein gluten, which is found in foods such as bread, pasta, cereals and biscuits.

Coeliac disease - Causes - NHS > conditions > coeliac-disease > causes

What are the early warning signs of celiac disease?

Digestive signs and symptoms for adults include:



Weight loss.

Bloating and gas.

Abdominal pain.

Nausea and vomiting.


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Can you just develop coeliac disease?

Reported cases of coeliac disease are around 3 times higher in women than men. It can develop at any age, although symptoms are most likely to develop: during early childhood – between 8 and 12 months old, although it may take several years before a correct diagnosis is made.

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What foods should you avoid if you are Coeliac?

If you have coeliac disease, you'll no longer be able to eat foods that contain barley, rye or wheat, including farina, graham flour, semolina, durum, cous cous and spelt. ... Foods containing gluten (unsafe to eat)




biscuits or crackers.

cakes and pastries.


gravies and sauces.

Coeliac disease - Treatment - NHS > conditions > coeliac-disease > treatment

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