COELIAC disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects small intestine, small intestine become inflamed and unable to absorb nutrients. It is basically an immune reaction of body, to eating gluten which is a protein found in wheat barley and rye.
SYMPTOMS: The symptoms of coeliac disease vary from person to person and can range from very mild to severe. Diarrhoea, stomach pains and lethargy are the common symptoms of celiac disease. Coeliac disease is known as a ‘multi system’ disorder i.e. symptoms can affect any area of the body. Persistent or unexplained nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, / constipation, excessive gas formation. There is cramping or bloating in abdomen. Patient feels tired, anaemic, unexpected sudden weight loss, mouth ulcers can be seen. There may be hair loss, skin rashes, liver problems, repeated miscarriages or neurological problems like ataxia, peripheral neuropathy etc.
HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT FOR COELIAC DISEASE: Since, this is an autoimmune disease, homeopathic treatment for celiac disease aims at boosting the immune system and it stimulates immune system to recognize between self and non-self and hence prevent immune reaction on eating diet that contains gluten. For this homoeopathic approach should be holistic, and based on the totality of symptoms, best suited homeopathic remedy which is most similar to the case is prescribed.