Digestive Disorder News

August 07, 2004

Celiac Disease Under-Diagnosed, Irritable Bowel and Stress

The NIH says Celiac disease is under-diagnosed. It is present in 0.5 to 1% of the U.S. population, ten times higher than previous estimates.

Dr. Ashok Kapur, a gastroenterologist who practices at Caritas Medical Center in Louisville, says Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not caused by stress, but it can magnify and perpetuate the symptoms.

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