Celiac Disease Pathology--- Very good explanation for those of you who do not understand what it is.

pin 27
heart 5

For the first time since it was described and named by 1st century Greek physician Aretaeus of Cappadocia, first linked to wheat in the 1940s, and specifically linked to gluten in 1952, scientists have discovered the cause of celiac disease.

Researchers have confirmed physical evidence of immune system activation and intestinal damage when wheat is consumed by some individuals without celiac disease and wheat allergy. For decades, but more so in recent years as awareness of celiac disease and the gluten-free diet has grown, patients have presented with severe abdominal issues, neurological complications, and other symptoms …

Gluten exposure is of constant concern for celiac folks, but just what happens when our bodies are exposed to gluten?

pin 2
Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas