How Much Do You Know About Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is a digestive disease that can affect children and adults alike. Also known as celiac sprue, this disease is the most common genetic disease in Europe and is considered significantly underdiagnosed in the U.S. Learn more about the disease by taking this quiz.

1. People with celiac disease cannot eat which kind of food?

Proton Pump Inhibitors and Dementia 

You probably don't have to worry that acid-reducing medicine is causing symptoms of mental decline; it's unlikely there’s a link between proton pump inhibitors and dementia.

How to Get Rid of Stomach Pain 

Knowing how to get rid of stomach pain will help you feel calmer. But don’t rely on over-the-counter antacids, and see a doctor if the problem continues.

Signs of Liver Failure 

What does the liver do? It helps with many metabolic processes and protects against toxins, too. If you have signs of liver failure, talk to your doctor ASAP.

Stomach Ulcer Symptoms 

Spicy foods and stress can aggravate the symptoms of a stomach ulcer. But the usual underlying cause is an infection that often clears up with antibiotics.

Gluten Intolerance Symptoms 

Don’t assume that the “gluten-free” movement is just a fad. You actually can have gluten intolerance symptoms even if you don’t have celiac disease. Learn more.

Take the Appendix Quiz

The human appendix is a 3- to 6-inch narrow tube located where the small and large intestines join. It's mostly known for becoming inflamed and requiring emergency abdominal surgery for thousands of Americans each year. If you want to learn more about the appendix, take this quiz, based on information from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

1. The appendix performs what vital role in the body?