Celiac Disease Treatment

If you have celiac disease, you must stop eating gluten. That is the only treatment for this disease. You must not eat gluten for the rest of your life. Eating gluten will do more damage to your small intestine.

In most cases, taking gluten out of your diet will stop your symptoms. It will heal any damage that was done to your intestine. It will also stop any more damage from happening.

Your symptoms will likely get better in a few days. Your small intestine should heal completely in 3 to 6 months. Your villi will be back and working again. If you are older, it may take up to 2 years for your body to heal.

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