International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health

ISSN - 1840-4529

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease may be a serious autoimmune disorder that happens in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten results in damage within the intestine .it's estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are in danger for long-term health complications. When people with disorder eat gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye and barley), their body mounts an immune reaction that attacks the tiny intestine. These attacks cause damage on the villi, small fingerlike projections that line the tiny intestine, that promote nutrient absorption. When the villi get damaged, nutrients can't be absorbed properly into the body. Celiac disease is hereditary, meaning that it runs in families. People with a first-degree relative with disorder (parent, child, sibling) have a 1 in 10 risk of developing disorder .Celiac disease can develop at any age after people start eating foods or medicines that contain gluten. Left untreated, disorder can cause additional serious health problems. Diarrhea. Share on Pinterest. ... Bloating. Bloating is another common symptom that folks with disorder experience. ... Gas. ... Fatigue. ... Weight Loss. ... Iron-Deficiency Anemia. ... Constipation. ... Depression. When people that have disorder eat gluten, the result's a reaction in their intestine which will cause symptoms like diarrhea, abdominal pain, bloating and weight loss. ... disorder is an immune disorder. The system mistakenly targets 'friends,' like foods or maybe healthy organs and tissue.Coeliac disease can develop and be diagnosed at any age. it's going to develop after weaning onto cereals that contain gluten, in adulthood or any time in between. Coeliac disease is most often diagnosed in people aged 40-60 years old. If disorder is left untreated, it can increase your risk for developing certain sorts of gastrointestinal system cancers.

Relevant Topics in Medical Sciences