Health Tip: Celiac Disease May Trigger These Symptoms

(HealthDay News) -- Celiac disease is caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and many other foods.

The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse says potential complications and symptoms of celiac disease include:

  • Poor digestion.

  • Pain in the joints or bones, or osteoporosis.

  • Iron-deficiency anemia.

  • Fatigue, anxiety or depression.

  • A tingling sensation or numbness in the hands.

  • Seizures.

  • A itchy rash.

  • Canker sores.

  • Fertility problems, including miscarriage or irregular menstrual cycles.

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