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Celiac disease is a medical condition in which the body is unable to properly digest foods containing gluten, as the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness explains. When individuals with celiac disease consume gluten-... More »

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Common symptoms for adults with celiac disease include bone or joint pain, depression or anxiety, seizures, mouth sores and tingling in the hands and feet, according to WebMD. Iron deficiencies and erratic menstrual peri... More »

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No cure for celiac disease has been found as of 2015, according to WebMD, but the disease can be managed with a gluten-free diet. People with this condition must stay on this diet for the rest of their lives to avoid fla... More »

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The primary blood test for celiac disease is the tTG-IgA test, explains Celiac Disease Foundation. Patients may also undergo total serum IgA, deamidated gliadin peptide or IgA endomysial antibody testing to verify the re... More »

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