Category: Leaky Gut

The Leaky Gut-Autoimmune Disease Connection

If you’ve been reading my recent blog posts, you’ve probably figured out that the gut is involved in EVERYTHING.  If the gut isn’t doing it’s job, the homeostasis of your entire body will be off. To review, a leaky gut is an intestinal permeability syndrome where the gut lining is damaged.  With leaky gut, food […]

Food Sensitivity Symptoms + How to Reduce Them

food sensitivites

We have all heard of food allergies and food sensitivities, but understanding the difference between the two and getting to the bottom of the foods that are causing unwanted symptoms is a huge step in getting better. I often ask my patients if they suddenly feel like they cannot tolerate a certain food or if […]

What is Leaky Gut?

Leaky gut

What is leaky gut? This is a question I often get asked as this condition is something that more people want to learn about. Leaky gut syndrome has developed into a widespread condition that affects many people today. More and more people are developing gut permeability due to diet, stress, medications, infections, and even bacterial […]

GET THE SKINNY ON: LEAKY GUT

Leaky Gut

FAST FACTS Leaky Gut Syndrome occurs when large particles of food or bacteria leak into the bloodstream through cell membranes that have become permeable over time due to stress, dietary or hormonal imbalance, medicinal side effects, or exposure to infection. Many patients experience a near-allergic response to these irritants, resulting in gastrointestinal symptoms such as […]