What is Celiac disease?
Celiac disease is a life-long autoimmune disorder. People that have celiac disease have to practise a strict gluten-free diet as it contains an antigen (human leucocyte antigen (HLA)-DQ2 or DQ8 ), when consumed gluten, would damage the intestinal lining.
What are the symptoms:
When consumed gluten varies, but the common symptoms are:
- Bloating or excessive gas
- Weight loss
- Abdominal pain
- Anemia (due to iron deficiency)
Learn more about gluten free diet on our diet section here.
Celiac disease and probiotic?
People with celiac diseases are not recommended to consume any form of probiotics and prebiotics due to mixed clinical data until further research is conducted. However, if it’s a nonresponsive celiac disease, consumption of probiotics may be one of the options in helping relieving symptoms. Consult your physician to discuss the inclusion of YourGutt Instant Probiotic, it contains prebiotic, probiotic, and postbiotic into your diet.