-A Biological Relative with Celiac Disease
Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disease, so it is more common in those with a family history of the condition. Learn more about celiac disease in families here.
-Some Autoimmune Conditions
Having an autoimmune disorder makes you more likely to develop other autoimmune diseases, like celiac disease.
-HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8 Genes
95% of people with celiac disease have either or both of the HLA-DQ2 or HLA-DQ8 genes. Having one or both of these genes does not mean that you will definitely develop celiac disease. Having the genes simply means a person is at-risk for celiac disease.
if somone in the family has this disease normaly 1-10 of all the other family members will have celiac
Symptoms can very on how bad the celiac in you body is. like for some people everytime that they have just a pinch of wheat or gluten they will through it all back up, for others they could eat like a whole dougnut before throughing up, and then there are others that don't have any symptoms but still have celiac
Examples of symptoms
1. abdominal bloating and pain
2. chronic diarrhea
5. pale, foul-smelling, or fatty stool
6. weight loss
8. irritability and behavioral issues
9. dental enamel defects of the permanent teeth
10. delayed growth and puberty
11. short stature
12. failure to thrive
13. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Recommended treatments for celiac is to just go on a gluten-free diet
To prevent this desies to continue to get worse for you and your body you need to stop eatting products with gluten in them
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