Question: What is the root cause of celiac disease?

Celiac disease, sometimes called celiac sprue or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. If you have celiac disease, eating gluten triggers an immune response in your small intestine.

Can you reverse celiac disease?

Celiac disease causes damage to the small intestine. This makes it hard for the body to absorb vitamins and other nutrients. You cannot prevent celiac disease. But you can stop and reverse the damage to the small intestine by eating a strict gluten-free diet.

What deficiency causes celiac disease?

Common deficiencies in newly diagnosed and untreated celiac disease are iron 2 , B12, calcium 3, vitamin D, zinc, and copper . This depends on how severe the disease is and the persons diet.

How did celiac disease start?

Dutch pediatrician Willem Karel Dicke hypothesizes that wheat protein may be the culprit to triggering celiac disease. He made the connection during WWII, when during the Dutch Famine, bread became unavailable in the Netherlands.

What supplements are good for celiac disease?

Top 6 Supplements for Celiac Disease and Gluten SensitivityMultivitamin/Mineral Supplement. Calcium. Vitamin D. B Complex or B12. Zinc. Magnesium.20 Feb 2014

What vitamins should you take if you have celiac disease?

Top 6 Supplements for Celiac Disease and Gluten SensitivityMultivitamin/Mineral Supplement. Calcium. Vitamin D. B Complex or B12. Zinc. Magnesium.20 Feb 2014

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