-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Celiac disease is a digestive condition that
usually damages the small intestine and interferes with nutrient
People who have the disease can't process the protein gluten,
found in products containing wheat, rye and barley. The protein
also may be found in certain medications, lip balms and
Not every person with the disease has noticeable symptoms. But
according to the National Digestive Diseases Information
Clearinghouse, celiac disease may trigger these warning signs in
In adults, symptoms are more likely to include:
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