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Celiac Disease IBD May Raise Migraine Risk

People with celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease appear to have more migraine headaches than people without the conditions, a new study shows.

March 1, 2013 — People with celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease appear to have more migraine headaches than people without the conditions, a new study shows.

Researcher Peter H. Green, MD, of Columbia University in New York, says he was expecting to see a higher rate of migraines in celiac patients, but the increased migraine rate in the inflammatory bowel disease patients was a “complete surprise.”

Celiac Disease in Teenagers

The following links provide information about everything from symptoms to treatments, to how to talk to your friends about Celiac. Many of them address the unique concerns teenagers may face.

Celiac Disease (Teens Health)
Birthday cake. Pizza. Chocolate chip cookies. For people with celiac disease, a lifelong disorder of the digestive system, these foods aren’t always the treats that most people think they are.