Childhood celiac linked with increased risk for psychiatric disorders

Patients diagnosed with celiac disease in childhood have a higher risk for psychiatric disorders with the increased risk persisting until adulthood, according to study results.“Several studies describe the wide range of extraintestinal manifestations in celiac disease such as fatigue, neurological conditions including headache and neuropathy, but also psychiatric disorders,” Jonas F. Ludvigsson, MD, PhD, of the department of medical epidemiology and biostatistics at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, and colleagues wrote. “While a few studies have reported an increasedRead More

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