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Coeliac Disease
What is it?
A rather rare disorder of the small intestine which affects mainly children. The cause is an inability to absorb gluten, a form of protein found in wheat, rye, barley and perhaps oats.
Symptoms:
Diarrhoea,soft bulky foul-smelling stools,swollen stomach with wind.
Conventional Practice:
Sufferers a given vitamin and mineral supplements to help restore health. GPs will send the patient for tests.
Alternative Treatments:
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
   



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