Health Tip: Celiac Disease May Trigger These Symptoms

(HealthDay News) -- Celiac disease is caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and many other foods.

The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse says potential complications and symptoms of celiac disease include:

  • Poor digestion.
  • Pain in the joints or bones, or osteoporosis.
  • Iron-deficiency anemia.
  • Fatigue, anxiety or depression.
  • A tingling sensation or numbness in the hands.
  • Seizures.
  • A itchy rash.
  • Canker sores.
  • Fertility problems, including miscarriage or irregular menstrual cycles.

-- Diana Kohnle

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