Ugh, leaky gut — doesn’t that sound lovely? Although this condition sounds gross, there are greater concerns, including its connection to chronic disease. Due to chronic stress levels, toxic overload, poor diet and overall bacterial imbalance, leaky gut is sweeping the nation.
This is alarming, given that intestinal permeability has been mentioned in medical literature for the past century. Researchers may understand the ins and outs of your gut, but do you?
If you are experiencing some or all of these signs, it’s critical that you review the current state of your health and make some key lifestyle changes.
Signs that you have a leaky gut and what to do about it
Leaky gut syndrome is just as it sounds. It’s an abnormal increase in the permeability of your small intestine. Once this lining is damaged, compounds escape into your bloodstream, making your immune system hypersensitive and leading to autoimmune reactions. If you do have leaky gut syndrome, here’s how you’ll know.