What are the symptoms of celiac disease?
- stomach pain
- extreme tiredness
- change in mood
- weight loss
- a very itchy skin rash with blisters
- slowed growth
How do you know if you have celiac disease?
Celiac disease can be hard to diagnose because some of its symptoms are like the symptoms of other diseases. Blood tests can help your doctor diagnose the disease. Your doctor may also need to examine a small piece of tissue from your small intestine.
How do you treat celiac disease?
The only treatment for celiac disease is a gluten-free diet. A dietitian can help you in creating a balanced diet with gluten-free foods.
(Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine)