I started the GAPS diet this morning and was talking about with a friend. He asked a great question: Everyone talks about healing the gut. How do you know if your gut needs healing?
While my friend and I have various medical issues, they aren't digestive problems. I know that Dr. McBride says that some people have leaky gut without constipation or diarrhea. Is there any way to know? Some kind of clinical test?
asked byGlither (3024)
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on September 20, 2011
at 08:52 AM
The latest thought among the Robb Wolf/Mat Lalonde group is that any kind of autoimmune issues and/or metabolic syndrome related issues are ultimately related to dysbiosis/sepsis. That's a whole lot of symptomatic ground, but if your gut comprises at least 75% of your immune system, well, it's probably good policy to start your healing there.