At a time of life that often includes intense social pressure, celiac disease can have an enormous impact on the lives of teens and young adults. Most people with celiac disease have one or more symptoms. However, some people with the disease may not have symptoms or feel sick. Sometimes health issues such as surgery, a pregnancy, childbirth, bacterial gastroenteritis, a viral infection, or severe mental stress can trigger celiac disease symptoms.
Young adults with coeliac disease may be at increased risk of early atherosclerosis. De Marchi S(1), Chiarioni G, Prior M, Arosio E. Author information: (1)Division of Vascular Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy. [email protected] Comment in Aliment Pharmacol Ther. Sep;38(5)Cited by: Jan 05, · Symptoms of Celiac Disease in Adults In adults, the most common symptoms of celiac disease are s tomach problems, like gas and diarrhea. If you have this condition and eat a food that has gluten (a.
Some people develop celiac disease as a child, others as an adult. The reason for this is still unknown. Some people with celiac disease have no symptoms at all, but still test positive on the celiac disease blood test. A few others may have a negative blood test, but have a positive intestinal biopsy.