What Causes Celiac Disease?

By | August 19th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that triggers the immune system whenever gluten is ingested. The immune system then attacks the small intestine, destroying the intestinal lining and causing health issues over time. In a healthy gut, the small intestine is lined with villi, microscopic hairs that resemble shag carpeting. [...]