Celiac disease

By: Ellie Muckenfuss

Symptoms of celiac disease are..



Abdmen pain or discomfort

Lactose intolerance


What causes the condition and how does it affect your daily life?

A Cause of the condition are an enzyme called tissue transglutaminase changes the gluten into a chemical that cause an immune responses leading to inflammation in the lining of the small intestine.

It affects you daily life by you body having a reaction to gluten which causes you to feel sick.

What system does it affect in your body? Celiac affects your small intestine

The long term affect to havering celiac disease is not being able to eat gluten

Other facts 🌾

• estimated to affect 1~100 people world wide

• celiac is hereditary ( more likely for you to have if you parent of sibling has it rather than grandparent or aunt)

Understanding Celiac Disease