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Why Are More and More of Us Being Diagnosed With Celiac Disease?: I've written about Celiac Disease a lot lately...

Why Are More and More of Us Being Diagnosed With Celiac Disease?: I've written about Celiac Disease a lot lately...

a lot lately. It’s come to the forefront as doctors have started to understand the disease more clearly. Celiac Disease causes severe intolerance to gluten . The illness damages the lining of the small intestine and prevents the absorption of nutrients in the body, causing a host of associated issues including anemia, fatigue, bloating, and even brain damage. The symptoms are more likely associated with digestion at younger ages and malnutrition later in life. According to an article in USA Today , more and more of us are being diagnosed with the disease and it’s not just because doctors are seeing it more often. Doctors have a number of reasons why they think the disease is spreading. One of the speculations is that our society is too clean. Cleanliness in our society has changed the face of the gut bacteria making it not as effective at fighting this autoimmune disorder....

Full article: http://planetgreen.discovery.com/food-health/why-are-more...

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