Categorized: Celiac Disease Associations

How should someone with celiac disease treat diarrhea?

Treat diarrhea just like anyone who does not have celiac disease: drink plenty of fluids and seek medical care if the diarrhea causes any additional problems, such as dehydration, dizziness, high fever, bloody stools, etc., or does not stop within a few days.

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Is atrial fibrillation associated with celiac disease?

The only reported association between celiac disease and cardiological problems is with dilated cardiomyopathy. See this case for a review and a large epidemiological investigation: Emilsson L, Andersson B, Elfström P, Green PH, Ludvigsson JF. Risk of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in 29 000 patients with celiac disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012 Jun;1(3):e001594. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.112.001594…. Read more »

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