Can celiac disease cause anxiety?

Chronic illness. Anxiety is not a feature of celiac disease but you may feel anxious on accidental or inadvertent exposure to gluten especially when eating out at restaurant and friends. If you have had significant malnourishment due to the gluten intolerance and are in the process of recovering, you may also be anxious about that too. But you may need to consult a psychologist or psychiatrist.

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So then I'm wondering if I have Celiac Disease with my Anxiety, or could I have Celiac Disease with Anxiety?

See your Dr. Whichever came first, treat both. There is often a connection with our mind and body. If you get your celiac under control, it will help your anxiety. If you deal with your anxiety, it will help you feel better. See your PCP or Gastroenterologist for your celiac and a therapist for your anxiety. . Read more...
Any disease can. potentially raise anxiety. Who wants to be ill and who doesn't think about the consequences? We also know that anxiety exacerbates lots of diseases--Celiac being a big one. Anxiety has 33 symptoms, including gastric distress, gastric pain, or other somatic variants--some of which overlap with Celiacs symptoms. Start with a visit to a gastroenterologist and explain your symptoms. Read more...

Can Celiac Disease have anything to do with Anxiety, or can Anxiety have anything to do with Celiac Disease?

The fear of having. a flare up from celiac or eating triggering foods can generate anxiety so the answer is yes. If anxiety goes beyond that or it interferes with your functioning or comfort seeing a mental health professional is a good idea. Please don't use medications alone, but learn some coping strategies for anxiety. Peace and good health. Read more...

22 year old female... Constant shortness of breathe, tiredness, dry cough, and anxiety. I have celiac disease, asthma, and chronic fatigue.

See allergist. You have enough issues to consider seeing an allergist. It appears that your asthma is not under control and that you are not on a controller drug to improve your asthma. Read more...
Consider allergist. It sounds like your asthma is still not completely controlled. A board-certified allergist can be really helpful if you haven't seen one yet. Tai chi or chi gung classes can help with breathing technique and anxiety. See therapist for help with anxiety triggers. Take care of yourself! Read more...

Can celiac disease cause osteopenia?

Eventually. Since CD can eventually lead to poor intestinal absorption of the various building blocks of bone, it can eventually lead to osteopenia along with many other problems. Read more...

Will celiac disease cause inflammation?

Celiac disease. Inflammation is a non-specific descriptive term. Celiac disease (if not controlled via strict gluten free diet) will increase inflammatory cells along the intestinal lining. If you have biopsy-confirmed celiac disease, stay gluten-free in your diet. Unless you have other chronic gi-related conditions, a strict gluten free diet will prevent gut inflammation in celiac disease. Read more...

Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

Celiac disease. Celiac disease can cause a whole host of problems, and is one of the great mimics. It can cause headaches, weight loss, anemia, infertility, abdominal pain. And some patients do complain of a change in their body odor. I would ask your doctor to check your blood tests for the typical antibodies associated with celiac disease, and if you carry the diagnosis, explore possible gluten contamination. Read more...