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How To Treat Celiac Sprue?

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Celiac sprue is an immune reaction to a protein named gluten that is found in wheat, barley, and rye.


About 3 million Americans are affected by celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder thats triggered by eating gluten. [1]


- Usually not self-diagnosable
- Requires blood and image tests for diagnosis
- Can happen to men, women, and children


Celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue, is an immune reaction to eating gluten. It leads to inflammation leading to damage in the small intestine’s lining leading to medical complications. Sometimes, celiac sprue is triggered after surgery, pregnancy, emotional stress or some viral infection. It is common in people who have type 1 diabetes syndrome, autoimmune thyroid or one of the family member who is affected by it.


Ages Affected: Can affect people of any age group.


Symptoms


A most common symptom is diarrhea. Also, people may experience bloating, wind, fatigue, anemia, and osteoporosis.


People may experience:
Pain Areas: In abdomen or joints.
Developmental: Delayed puberty or slow growth.
Gastrointestinal: Belching, fat in stool, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, indigestion or flatulence.
Whole Body: Fatigues, malnutrition and bone loss.
Also Common: Itching, cramping, lactose intolerance, skin rash, and weight loss.


Treatment


Self-Care: After being detected with this disease, a person should eat gluten-free food items.
Medications: Your doctor may prescribe you with vitamin and mineral supplements so that you don’t have a nutritional deficiency.
Specialists: You can connect with a dietitian at mfine who would help you get rid of this disease with a holistic treatment program.

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