What is a Leaky Gut and How to Heal it

I have been sharing our journey with my son’s GI issues in hopes that it will help other families. Read more about our story here. In the video below I discuss Leaky Gut with our ARNP Lindsay Tuttle of www.integrativelindsay.com and she shares her tips for diagnosing and treating it. – Krystle K

How to Heal Leaky Gut

Probiotics

Needs be at least 20 billion CFU with lactobacilious and bifidobacterium

Collagen Peptides and/or Gelatin

1-2 tablespoons daily

Digestive Enzymes

Taken with each meal

Glutamine

Take 500mg daily (start lower and titrate up as needed)

Vitamin C

Take Camu Powder and/or Lypo-Spheric (1000mg daily)

Diet

Incorporate bone broth and fermented foods (sauerkraut, kimchi, umeboshi plum). Remove sugar and all processed foods.

Also make sure to check out:

The Beginner’s Guide To The Autoimmune Protocol

GAPS DIET

Candida Yeast Formula

Taken 3x daily to help kill off bacterial overgrowths and parasites

Stress

Cut down on stress. It is a big health factor!

(Learn more about OAT Testing)

What is a leaky gut?

via Dr. Axe

“IBS can result from the overgrowth of unhealthy bacteria in the small intestine, from food sensitivities and more, including lack of adequate healthy bacteria or probiotics, parasites in the gut, a zinc deficiency, inflammation, heavy metal toxicity and more.

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