Posts Tagged "Celiac disease"

Gluten may trigger lymphoma in some celiac disease patients

Posted on May 18, 2017 in Chronic Disease, Health Optimization, Medical Rewind

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the consumption of gluten. The disease affects a few million people in the United States, and new research shows how some of these people may even develop a rare form of cancer when they consume gluten. Celiac disease affects approximately 3 million U.S. adults, or roughly 1 percent of the healthy adult population in the country. The disease is an inherited autoimmune condition. For people with celiac disease, the consumption of gluten – a protein found in cereal grains such as wheat, rye, and barley – causes their immune...

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