Coeliac Disease

Coeliac Disease is an autoimmune condition that causes individuals to negatively respond to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Over time, gluten can damage the linings of the small intestine.

Symptoms of Coeliac Disease

Common signs of coeliac disease include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Weight loss
  • Bloating and gas
  • Abdominal pains
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting

Other symptoms of coeliac disease can include:

  • Itchy skin
  • Headaches and fatigue
  • Bone and joint pain
  • Acid reflux and heartburn
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Seizures

It is important to stick to a gluten free diet if you have been diagnosed with coeliac disease failure to do so can cause damage to the intestine.