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Celiac Disease and Osteoporosis: Do You Have the 9 Increased Risk Factors?

Celiac Disease and Osteoporosis: Do You Have the 9 Increased Risk Factors?

Many studies have demonstrated the connection between celiac disease and osteoporosis. Such persons may present with bone pain, muscle weakness, and even fractures. Bone diseases such as osteopenia and osteoporosis, resulting from celiac disease is due to the inability of the small intestine to absorb calcium, amino acids (the building blocks of protein), and vitamin…