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what is a leaky gut syndrome?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
See below: Leaky gut syndrome is not an established medical diagnosis. If your have gastrointestinal issues i recommend being evaluated by your primary md or gastroenterologist.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not science: Despite thirty years of trying, the proponents of "leaky gut" syndrome have not persuaded the mainstream scientific community that the entity is real. They sell nostrums and offer warmth and "victim" status, but no one recovers. If you buy into "leaky gut" as the cause of symptoms, you'll never find the real cause -- which can be anything from serious disease to an impossible life situation.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020

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