The pain, bloating, chronic stomach, and intestinal upsets have sent many to the doctor. The unfortunate part is gut issues do not have an immediate diagnosis or effective treatment immediately. Over time the patient’s gut problems escalate and a general decline in health commences. All of this leads to the general assumption of the typical leaky gut syndrome. You have taken pills, changed your diet to avoid some foods and added others, all in an experimental fashion. The gut is the connection to immune health since what you eat is absorbed to help or hurt your wellbeing.
Essentially, you are what you eat. There are some ways to improve and heal your gut.
Find Relief! Tips for Leaky Gut Syndrome
Enemy of The Gut
There are specific things to recognize which contribute to the Leaky Gut Syndrome.
- Stress is a known precursor to inflammation throughout the body. Yoga, meditation, exercise and other therapeutic activities help alleviate stress.
- Yeast overgrowth is recognized as a leading problem in anyone taking potent or long-term antibiotics. Low stomach acid and a diet high in sugar and carbohydrates may also contribute to a higher than normal yeast level in the gut.
- Medications for acid reduction or aspirin are direct irritants of the gut are a danger in Leaky Gut Syndrome.
Why my Doctor is not helping me?
Face it, Doctors ask questions trying to solve medical mysteries of patients who come to them daily. Gut problems are one of the mysterious avenues facing doctors today. There is a widespread disagreement on how to handle gut problems. Once you find a doctor aware of Leaky Gut Syndrome beyond the typical patients of celiac disease and Crohn’s disease, you are on your way to treating the symptoms. If you are in very capable medical hands then your doctor will ‘listen’ to you and ask deeper questions about your daily life. The doctor asks you about your stress, diet, mental health and how you manage it all. Then your doctor will do blood work and other tests to confirm or rule out obvious reasons for your gut and overall health issues.
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Rule Our Intolerances with Tests or Elimination
- Lactose intolerance or lack of the enzyme to break down lactose, which is found in dairy products, contributes to pain and inflammation.
- Food sensitivities or allergies often affect gut inflammation.?
- Gluten sensitivity or intolerance is growing in the population either because of diets high in carbohydrates and/or ingestion of highly processed, GMO, and toxic chemical exposure.
Diet Tips for a Healthy Gut
Eliminate Foods which cause upset or intolerance
- Refined sugar
Add Healthier Foods
- Healthy fats such as omega-3 fish oil supplements, olive oil, flax, or avocado.
- Probiotics introduce healthy enzymes to heal the inflamed gut.
- L-glutamine is a controversial addition which is an amino acid thought to heal the lining of the gut.
More to Help Your Gut
Regular exercise is essential in keeping the intestinal system moving. When you feel sick, bloated or have constipation and constipation contact your nutritionist or doctor to evaluate any additional sensitivities or dietary changes. When deemed appropriate by your doctor occasional fasting to get your gut back on track may be beneficial.
Once you take charge of your Leaky Gut Syndrome and overall health, you will start to feel better, more energized and confident. It is a liberating experience to realize you have the power to control your leaky gut syndrome by some simple lifestyle changes.
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