There are 250 symptoms of celiac disease in adult. Most men and women are having similar symptoms, which is why it is so hard to differentiate between men and women celiac disease symptoms. However, based on a study by the American Journal of Gastroenterology, women are having more gastrointestinal problem than what men are having. Women can even have double gastrointestinal problems. Symptoms of celiac disease like constipation, indigestion or abdominal pain can be found mostly in women.
A research from the University of Federico II of Naples shows that more women are having more symptoms of celiac disease than men. It also shows that women are diagnosed to suffer from celiac disease in so much younger ages than men. However, it does not mean that men are having mower risk on symptoms of celiac disease because it is just the matter of manifestation. One of the common symptoms of celiac disease, infertility, is often occurred in women then men. This may sounds surprising to you, but it’s the fact. The experts haven’t found the scientific reason for this but it seems like women has more fragile system that may be easily to be modified by the celiac symptoms.
Since women are having more complex reproduction organ, then some problems like irregular menstruation can occur as one of the symptoms of celiac disease in adult. Women should pay more attention to symptoms of celiac disease because actually it will be so much easier for women to detect the disease because women’s body is more sensitive and they can even recognize small symptoms of celiac disease like skin rashes
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