Coeliac diseaseOverview

Coeliac disease is a common digestive condition where the small intestine becomes inflamed and unable to absorb nutrients.


Coeliac disease is a condition where you cannot digest nutrients properly. It's caused by your gut reacting to food containing gluten.


Symptoms of coeliac disease include diarrhoea, stomach aches and bloating.


Coeliac disease is caused by the immune system attacking and damaging your gut when you eat food containing gluten.


Coeliac disease is usually treated with a gluten-free diet.

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