- Q How does celiac disease affect pregnancy?
Untreated celiac disease can affect a woman's pregnancy by making it difficult to conceive and often hard to carry a baby to term. When a woman's body is unable to absorb necessary nutrients to regulate their hormones, her menstrual cycle may be affected... Full Answer
- Q Do children grow out of celiac disease?
Children cannot grow out of celiac disease because unlike many food allergies, it is a life long condition. It was once thought that celiac disease was similar to a wheat allergy. Wheat allergies, along with many food allergies in childhood, can be... Full Answer
- Q What is my life expectancy with celiac disease?
If celiac disease is properly managed, most people diagnosed with celiac disease can have a normal life expectancy. However, if celiac disease is not treated with a diet that is completely free of gluten, then the damage that is caused to the small... Full Answer
- Q Does celiac disease affect children differently than adults?
Celiac disease affects children differently than adults by causing different symptoms and distinct issues related to development. Children are much more likely than adults to exhibit symptoms that are related to their digestive tract. An enlarged... Full Answer
- Q Should I talk to my doctor about my celiac disease symptoms?
Talking to your doctor about your celiac disease symptoms could reduce your risk of permanent damage from celiac disease. If celiac disease is left untreated permanent damage to your bones, organs, and nerves can occur due to lack of absorption of vital... Full Answer