Celiac disease and its effect on human reproduction: a review.

  title={Celiac disease and its effect on human reproduction: a review.},
  author={Shelly Soni and Shawky Z. A. Badawy},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  volume={55 1-2},
Celiac disease is an intestinal inflammatory disease that is triggered by gluten in the diet. Patients present with a wide array of symptoms due to malabsorption that include diarrhea, abdominal pain, bloating and weight loss. In women, this disease may have implications on menstrual and reproductive health. The symptom complex includes delayed menarche, early menopause, secondary amenorrhea, infertility, recurrent miscarriages and intrauterine growth restriction. These women benefit from early… CONTINUE READING
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