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Coeliac disease


Coeliac disease is caused by an abnormal immune system reaction to the protein gluten, which is found in foods such as bread, pasta, cereals and biscuits

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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.

Coeliac disease is a condition where your immune system attacks your own tissues when you eat gluten. It stops you from taking in nutrients.

Page last reviewed: 03/12/2019
Next review due: 03/12/2022