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Long-Term Health Risks of Untreated Celiac Disease

Gallbladder disorder

Gall bladder malfunction is often found in those with celiac disease. The gallbladder stores the bile juices for digestion, which are released when food enters the intestine. It is entirely possible that the damage caused to the gut in celiac disease may also affect the signals sent to the gallbladder, and thus have an adverse effect on its emptying. It is estimated that gallbladder issues are present in more than half of the cases of celiac disease. There are suggestions that gallbladder diseases are mostly caused by celiac disease. So, if you do have issues with your gallbladder, you should also be tested for celiac disease to see if it could be the cause.

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