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The Mystery Behind Celiac Disease

Symptoms of Celiac Disease

Symptoms of Celiac Disease

Below is a list of symptoms of celiac disease and linked diseases from the book A Hidden Epidemic (Peter H.R. Green, MD and Rory Jones, 2006):

  • Bloating, gas, and/or stomach cramping
  • Diarrhea or runny stool
  • Constipation
  • Joint pain, numbness, or tingling
  • Itchy skin lesions
  • Constant unexplained fatigue
  • Frequent headaches or migraines
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Eczema or unexplained dermatitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Nervous stomach (non-ulcer dyspepsia)
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Osteopenia and/or osteoporois
  • Autoimmune disorders (thyroid disease [hypo/hyper], type 1 diabetes, Sjogren's syndrome, chronic liver disease) or an immediate family member with an autoimmune condition
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Small intestinal cancer
  • Psychiatric disorders or depression
  • Anemia (iron deficiency)
  • Infertility