Coeliac Disease

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Coeliac Disease is an [[Autoimmune disorder|autoimmune disorder]] which tends to affect the [[Small intestine|small intestine]] and the [[Villi|villi]]. Coeliac disease isn't an intolerance to [[Gluten|gluten]], instead the [[Immune_system|immune system]] attacks substances within the gluten as it mistakes the substances as a threat. The attacks on gluten causes damage to the surface of the small intestine making the absorbing of nutrients less effective. Symptoms can include bloating, diarrhoea and abdominal pain.
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<p>Coeliac Disease is an <a href="Autoimmune disorder">autoimmune disorder</a> which tends to affect the <a href="Small intestine">small intestine</a> and the <a href="Villi">villi</a>. Coeliac disease isn't an intolerance to <a href="Gluten">gluten</a>, instead the <a href="Immune system">immune system</a> attacks substances within the gluten as it mistakes the substances as a threat.&#160;The attacks on gluten causes damage to the surface of the small intestine making the absorbing of nutrients less effective.&#160;Symptoms can include bloating, diarrhoea and abdominal pain.
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Revision as of 09:07, 6 December 2017

Coeliac Disease is an <a href="Autoimmune disorder">autoimmune disorder</a> which tends to affect the <a href="Small intestine">small intestine</a> and the <a href="Villi">villi</a>. Coeliac disease isn't an intolerance to <a href="Gluten">gluten</a>, instead the <a href="Immune system">immune system</a> attacks substances within the gluten as it mistakes the substances as a threat. The attacks on gluten causes damage to the surface of the small intestine making the absorbing of nutrients less effective. Symptoms can include bloating, diarrhoea and abdominal pain.

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