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How do you treat leaky gut?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Leaky Gut

Leaky gut syndrome theories inspired several dietary treatments, including gluten-free diets, casein-free diets, antifungal diets, low-sugar diets, as well as supplements that include nystatin, b12, and probiotics.
Best to work with a GI specialist or dietitian.

In brief: Leaky Gut

Leaky gut syndrome theories inspired several dietary treatments, including gluten-free diets, casein-free diets, antifungal diets, low-sugar diets, as well as supplements that include nystatin, b12, and probiotics.
Best to work with a GI specialist or dietitian.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Andrew Gentry
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Depends on cause

Worst case is perforation or hole in gut and will need surgery.
More commonly is the break down of the junctions between cells that line the gut. This can be caused by an infection or commonly a condition called celiac disease most infections resolve with time celiac disease requires special diet and lastly crohns disease or ulcerative colitis may require immune suppressive therapy.

In brief: Depends on cause

Worst case is perforation or hole in gut and will need surgery.
More commonly is the break down of the junctions between cells that line the gut. This can be caused by an infection or commonly a condition called celiac disease most infections resolve with time celiac disease requires special diet and lastly crohns disease or ulcerative colitis may require immune suppressive therapy.
Dr. Andrew Gentry
Dr. Andrew Gentry
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