You may have Leaky Gut Syndrome if you experience any of these symptoms:
- Gastrointestinal complaints: Abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, gas, indigestion, heartburn
- Neurological disturbances: Aggressive behavior, anxiety, confusion, fuzzy or foggy thinking (brain fog), mood swings, nervousness, poor memory
- Breathing troubles: Shortness of breath, asthma
- Other symptoms: Poor immunity, recurrent bladder infections, recurrent vaginal infections, skin rashes, bed-wetting, chronic joint pain, chronic muscle pain, fatigue
The following tests and procedures may help you determine what’s causing Leaky Gut Syndrome:
- Online Self-assessments – Self-assessments, such as the Candidiasis Self-assessment and the Magnesium Assessment can help you determine some of the root cause(s) of your chronic conditions. Learn more about Self-assessments.
- Intestinal Permeability Assessment – This test is administered by a healthcare professional, and it involves drinking a liquid solution of mannitol and lactulose. Urine is then collected over a 6-hour period. If high levels of both molecules are found, it indicates a leaky gut condition. If low levels of both molecules are found, it indicates general malabsorption of all nutrients.
Additional Information about Leaky Gut Syndrome
- Leaky Gut Syndrome Overview
- Common causes of leaky gut syndrome
- Natural and alternative treatments for leaky gut syndrome
- Dietary and lifestyle recommendations that may help in the treatment of leaky gut syndrome
- Conventional or prescription medications used in the treatment of leaky gut syndrome
- Additional Reading for leaky gut syndrome