leaky gut

Get Rid of Leaky Gut Naturally

Leaky gut syndrome is something of a mystery to the medical community. Described by naturopathic doctors as a porous bowel that releases bad bacteria, food particles and other negative things into the body, from an MD’s standpoint it’s still very mysterious and needs significantly more research. Regardless, if you suffer from symptoms like bloating, gas and cramps frequently for no noticeable reason, you may be suffering from leaky gut.

 

How do I know if I have leaky gut syndrome?

  • Bloating
  • Gas
  • Cramps
  • Food sensitivities
  • Aches
  • Pains

 

How do I prevent leaky gut syndrome?

  • Control your stress.
  • Avoid food allergens.
  • Cut back on junk foods.
  • Avoid excessive drinking.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Stay hydrated.

 

How can I treat leaky gut syndrome?

  • Broths made from bones contain collagen and amino acids that help to repair leaky gut.
  • Raw, cultured dairy helps to heal the gut with probiotics.
  • Fermented vegetable mixes like sauerkraut, kimchi or kvass help to balance the gut.
  • Coconut products such as coconut water or oil are excellent for leaky gut and the ill body. They are easy to process and help support healthy living.
  • Chia,  flax and hemp seeds are high in fiber and help beneficial bacteria grow.
  • L-glutamine helps to heal and repair the intestinal lining by coating your intestinal walls and repelling irritants.
  • Aloe vera helps heal ulcers and injured areas of the digestive tract.
  • Licorice root or slippery elm can help soothe the mucus membranes.
  • Ginger and peppermint can help calm the bowel because they are anti-inflammatories.
  • Use the elimination diet: cut out dairy, gluten, soy and other allergen heavy foods for two weeks. Then slowly add them back in one week at a time. Eliminate any that cause a resurgence of symptoms.
  • Take digestive enzyme supplements to help digestion.
  • Marshmallow root helps to ease inflammation and treats diarrhea and constipation.
  • Chamomile tea can help to relieve bloating, pain, cramps and flatulence.
  • Garlic can be eaten or taken in capsule to help rebalance digestive flora.
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