Causes and treatment for Cealic disease

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The precise cause to Celiac disease isn't known. Factors may include:

1. interaction between genes

2. eating foods with gluten and other environmental factors

3. infant feeding practices, gastrointestinal infections and gut bacteria might contribute to developing celiac disease.

There's no other treatment than a strict, life-long gluten-free diet. Once you remove gluten from your diet, inflammation in your small intestine generally begins to lessen — usually within several weeks, though you may start to feel better in just a few days. Complete healing and regrowth of the villi may take several months to several years. Healing in the small intestine tends to occur more quickly in children than adults.

In addition to wheat, foods that contain gluten include:

Barley

Bulgur

Durum

Farina

Graham flour

Malt

Rye

Semolina

Spelt (a form of wheat)

Triticale
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