Dr. Peter Osborne
Sept. 30, 2015

The 10 Most Common Symptoms Are Not What Researchers Thought

The traditional or classic symptoms of celiac disease reported in medical textbooks are – severe diarrhea and malabsorption accompanied by villous atrophy of the small intestines. Symptoms are typically present in pediatric patients. Adults are not as frequently considered for the diagnosis.

Basically, most doctors are taught to look for severe diarrhea and vomiting in children. If a patient does not present this way, gluten sensitivity should not be considered as a diagnosis.

Recently, a 14 year study with 770 celiac patients was published in the journal, BMC Gastroenterology. The outcome of the study paints a completely different picture.

Read more: https://www.glutenfreesociety.org/to...eliac-disease/