Causes of Celiac Disease


Cause of Celiac Disease: Celiac disease is a genetic disease, meaning that it runs in families. Sometimes the disease is triggered--or becomes active for the first time--after surgery, pregnancy, childbirth, viral infection, or severe emotional stress. 1

Triggers list for Celiac Disease: The list of triggers mentioned in source as possible causal factors for Celiac Disease includes:

  • Wheat
  • Rye
  • Barley
  • Oats
  • Millet

Celiac Disease as a complication: Other conditions that might have Celiac Disease as a complication might be potential underlying causes of Celiac Disease. The list of conditions listing Celiac Disease as a complication in our database includes:

Causes of Celiac Disease: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Celiac Disease:

Related information for causes of Celiac Disease: Further relevant information on causes of Celiac Disease may be found in the risk factors for Celiac Disease and underlying causes of Celiac Disease.

1. excerpt from Celiac Disease: NIDDK

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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