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Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition in which the body attacks its own tissues (those found in the small intestine) in response to the ingestion of gluten. This condition can create long term damage to the sensitive lining of parts of the digestive system. Refractory celiac disease (known as RCD) is quite related, but yet different from celiac disease on its own, an increasingly common digestive disorder.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that is characterized by damage to the small intestine. When someone with celiac disease ingests gluten, the body responds by attacking the tissues in the small intestine. This can create uncomfortable symptoms like stomach bloating, diarrhea and cramping, with some experiencing what may seem like sensations of constant indigestion. Over time, celiac disease can lead to weight loss from malabsorption, fatigue and in some cases, anemia.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune process where the body attacks its own small intestine in response to the ingestion of gluten. In many cases, sufferers remain undiagnosed for long periods of time because many of the symptoms of Celiac disease are easily dismissed as merely being related to indigestion or other common gastrointestinal complaints.
Celiac disease is a condition in which nutrient absorption is impaired. Gluten, a protein that is commonly found in barley, rye and wheat, causes a negative reaction within the body. When a person with celiac disease ingests foods that contain gluten, his immune system kicks into action
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Autoimmune diseases typically affect women more often than men. Celiac disease, an autoimmune process by which the body attacks its own tissues in response to gluten intake, is no exception. In fact, women are between two and three times more likely to develop the condition than men are
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Celiac disease and the related gluten sensitivity have made big news lately as the effects of the gluten protein on the body are becoming more understood. In celiac disease, the body attacks itself in response to gluten. This is an autoimmune response
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