Celiac Disease ,Celiac sprue, Gluten intolerance is an autoimmune disorder that occur in genetically predisposed people of all ages in which lining of small intestine get damaged due reaction to eating gluten that disturbs the absorption of nutrients important for staying healthy.
Primary related to GIT
Indigestion,exceesive gas formation,abdominal pain
Poor appitite, Lactose intolerance
Diarrhea may either constant or off& on , sometime constipation
Nausea and vomiting, stool with foul smell/frothy/fatty
Secondary due to mal-absorption of nutrients
Unexplained wt loss/no weight gain, Growth delay in children
Depression or anxiety
Hair discoloration or loss
Dry, thin, lustreless, itchy skin
Missed periods in females
Blood tests like Hb%, CBC,ESR,LFT,IgA antiendomysial antibodies are sensitive up to 90% but confirmation with endoscopy/endoscopic biopsy.
Gluten free diet , ayurveda based herbal combinations are found very effective in treating celiac disease. We at Vedanta Ayurveda adopted the approach described in Charaka Samhita, by improving the agnibala & liver stimulating herbal formulations the celiac disease & its allied complications are treating successfully. 1.Amahara-increases the agni & immunomodulator,2.Livacare –improve liver functions & localized complication related to GIT