Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu weight gain: 22-year-old Punjabi girl Harnaaz Sandhu has been trolled for increasing weight. She has clarified the reason for this and told that she has such a disease, that it is difficult for him to eat wheat flour bread.

Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu has been in discussion on the internet for the past few days due to her increasing obesity. Although 22-year-old Punjabi Kudi has been in the news for many reasons in the past, this time she has become a victim of body shaming. In fact, she recently walked the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week. After this, when the photo of this show went viral, people started trolling her mercilessly for her increasing weight.

Now Harnaaz has given the reason behind her increasing weight. She has told that people are sharing many types of wrong information about her weight. She told that 'many people do not know that I am allergic to gluten and I have celiac disease. Harnaaz has had this disease since birth. In fact, they are allergic to a particular type of protein, which is found in abundance in wheat, barley, and rye.

Due to this disease, Harnaaz is not allowed to eat even bread made of wheat flour. Due to the lack of awareness about this disease, many people do not know that they have this disease until it reaches its final stage. Let us know what is celiac disease, who are more prone to it and how will someone know that she has this disease i.e. what are its symptoms.

What is Celiac Disease
Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition, in which the affected person's own immune system works against the body. This autoimmune reaction starts when someone eats gluten. Celiac disease can lead to malnutrition, decreased bone density, fertility problems, neurological diseases, and sometimes even cancer.

Symptoms of Celiac Disease
Symptoms of celiac disease include diarrhea, constipation, gas, numbness in the legs, lack of menstruation, anemia, infertility, osteoporosis, discoloration of teeth, abdominal pain, bloating, and muscle cramps, joint pain, and itchy skin.

Harnaaz walking the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week

Harnaaz cannot even eat wheat bread
Harnaaz said that earlier she was made fun of for her thinness and now because of her increasing weight. No one knows about my celiac disease. I cannot eat wheat flour and many other things.

How does one know if someone has celiac disease?
If you experience prolonged bloating, constipation, upset stomach, or unexplained weight loss then you should check your diet and contact a doctor.

How does someone get celiac disease?
Experts say that celiac disease is genetic, which means that if someone in your family had it, you're most likely to get it. Celiac disease affects everyone regardless of age and gender. According to studies, this disease is more common in women than men.

Disclaimer: This article is for general information only. It cannot in any way be a substitute for any medicine or treatment. Always contact your doctor for more details.