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What now. Leaky gut syndrome!?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Real, but...

Don't accept the diagnosis of "leaky gut" syndrome without some real testing -- absorption of sucrose or mannitol.
"Non-traditional healers" will diagnose this in most anyone, or encourage self-diagnosis. Use discernment and get a couple of opinions if you are asked to undertake something difficult.

In brief: Real, but...

Don't accept the diagnosis of "leaky gut" syndrome without some real testing -- absorption of sucrose or mannitol.
"Non-traditional healers" will diagnose this in most anyone, or encourage self-diagnosis. Use discernment and get a couple of opinions if you are asked to undertake something difficult.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Intestinal permeabil

When bacteria, undigested protein and fats, and unabsorbed waste leaks out of the intestines and into the blood stream due to a damaged intestinal lining, it can trigger bloating, gas, fatigue, food sensitivities, joint pain and more.
There is some reticence in the conventional medical community to recognize it as a condition. Test for it with the mannitol and lactulose test.

In brief: Intestinal permeabil

When bacteria, undigested protein and fats, and unabsorbed waste leaks out of the intestines and into the blood stream due to a damaged intestinal lining, it can trigger bloating, gas, fatigue, food sensitivities, joint pain and more.
There is some reticence in the conventional medical community to recognize it as a condition. Test for it with the mannitol and lactulose test.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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Dr. Jill Carnahan
Find an MD trained in functional medicine. This is a real syndrome as described by Dr Fassano in the gastroenterology literature and may be connected to conditions such as eczema, food allergies, and even autoimmune disease. There are various methods to test and treat these kinds of imbalances in the gut. http://doccarnahan.blogspot.com/2012/04/leaky-gut-syndrome-linked-to-many.html
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