Celiac disease symptoms in adults are starting to become more prevalent, with celiac disease affecting 1 out of 133 Americans today.
Celiac disease and cases of gluten sensitivity have recently become a growing phenomenon that make the quality of life for sufferers very challenging.
Although the number of cases of celiac disease symptoms in adults has grown, the condition can still be very difficult to diagnose, and symptoms can be difficult to recognize.
“Celiac disease is difficult to diagnose because it is both a disease of malabsorption, and an abnormal immune response to gluten,” says Christy Shatlock, RD, and one of the lead dietitians for BistroMD.
“When analyzing celiac disease symptoms in adults, it’s important to understand that the disease affects adults and children differently, which also produces different symptoms.”
The most common symptoms that occur in adults are mostly physical, and can make quality of life difficult and uncomfortable.
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