Victoria Ruffo suffers from celiac disease: what is this rare disease about?

Victoria Ruffo suffers from celiac disease: what is this rare disease about?

The actress Victoria Ruffo She is very famous in the world of soap operas for having successful appearances in productions such as “Simply María,” Vivo por Elena, “La Madrastra”, among others. His interpretive role in various melodramas of Mexico It has allowed her to be nominated and win a significant number of awards, as she undoubtedly possesses a lot of talent.

She has starred in a large number of productions throughout her more than thirty-five years of artistic career and is even considered one of the queens of soap operas. However, few know that she has been suffering from a disease for a couple of years and in El Comercio we tell you all about the evil suffered by the successful Mexican actress.


María Victoria Eugenia Guadalupe Martínez del Río Moreno-Ruffo whose nickname is “Vicky” or popularly known in Mexico and around the world as Victoria Ruffo, was diagnosed in 2008 of celiac disease, a disease that mainly affects the intestinal mucosa due to the consumption of certain amounts of gluten, which affects both its metabolism and the digestive system.

During an interview with the Televisa program “Hoy”, Victoria Ruffo revealed details of the illness she suffers. “It’s called celiac disease. I’ve heard that in my life, but apparently it’s what I have. It will be controlled with food “, said the artist. In addition, she revealed that as a result, she felt tired and inflamed and the discomforts prevented her from sleeping well.


According to the MedlinePlus portal, the celiac disease is a disease characterized by being an autoimmune condition that causes damage to the lining of the small intestine. If a person suffers from this disease and eats foods with gluten, the immune system immediately reacts causing damage to the intestinal villi. In that sense, there is not a correct absorption of iron, vitamins and nutrients.

“This damage comes from a reaction to ingesting gluten. This is a substance found in wheat, barley, rye, and possibly oats. And also in foods made with these ingredients. The damaged intestine cannot absorb nutrients from food ”, You can read part of the full report prepared by the aforementioned web portal.


The portal of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases indicates that celiac disease has no cure, but having a gluten-free diet can reduce symptoms. For this reason, he recommends consuming food, drinks and medicines with wheat, rye and barley. “Eliminating gluten from your diet improves symptoms, alleviates damage to your small intestine, and prevents further damage over time,” she explains.


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  • Constipation
  • Decreased appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Stools that are foul, greasy, or stick to the toilet when you flush it
  • Unexplained weight loss


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Ashley Johnson
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