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A 33-year-old member asked:

Can celiac disease prevent me from building muscle mass? help please?

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Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Yes: celiac disease causes inflammation in the bowel. This can lead you to not absorb nutrients effectively. This leads to weight loss and potentially loss of fat, muscle, and bone density.
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