Leaky Gut Questions
The accuracy of IgG allergy tests have been shown to be limited at best, but are there contexts in which the data can be useful? I'm particularly interested in its application as a temporary means to reduce the inflammation of leaky gut, so the... (more)
What is the non-anecdotal (personal stories) evidence to back up the GAPS diet and its leaky gut protocol? Why don't most doctors and gastros acknowledge this condition?
I'm always itching all day and night, I'll be watching a movie with friends and all I want to do is itch my body. My eyes are itchy also and I have dark circles I assume it's some sort of allergy but it might also be dry skin which I suffer on my... (more)
So if someone has both i would like to ask which kind of food is the safest to eat and what to eat? Also which supplements and remedies would help and relieve some symptoms? Already taking some of them and they help a lot. If someone has some... (more)
GAPS is among the best ways to heal leaky gut - www.gaps.me - GAPS adds a "process" for healing that Paleo is missing (just skip the peanuts). But most need more than just diet to heal from the autoimmune diseases that result from leaky gut. These... (more)
I've been Paleo for 3 weeks now... trying to heal my leaky gut. Adding smoothies into my diet helps me keep my fiber up on days I don't eat enough veggie. But now the smoothies are giving me gurling, and stomach discomfort. All the items in the... (more)
After I eat food I burp excessively and after every burp i feel a little relieved. It feels like food moves down a bit after every burp. I also experience mental fog after eating. Other symptoms: constipation, low stomach acid, fungal... (more)
I believe I may be zinc deficient. I just took a zinc tally taste test, and it tasted like water. I have a long history of skin issues (bad acne, and seborrheic dermatitis) and gut issues, likely small bowl dysbiosis and leaky gut. I also have the... (more)
You have to be careful not to create or exacerbate a copper deficiency as a result of supplementation. Simply having a zinc deficiency doesn't mean that you can't also be deficient in copper. If you're going to supplement, I'd recommend about 15mg... (more)
It seems common knowledge that exercise increases gut permeability. Colostrum seems to help from studies. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/adis/smd/2009/00000039/00000012/art00005 Should those with leaky guts back off exercise? At least... (more)
How long did it take you to heal? What foods did you avoid? What foods did you make sure to include? What supplements did you take and how effective do you think they were? I've been reading up on this and there is a lot of conflicting advice... (more)
One quick question: Did anyone try to use digestive enzymes for constipation? Any success? And if so, which enzymes would you recommend? I had many issues with gut ( symptomps pointing towards either IBS or leaky-gut ), but most of it I healed.... (more)
Garden of Life Raw Enzymes helped someone I know with constipation, when none of the other above mentioned strategies did.
So my brother has just about every possible symptom indicative of dysbiosis and/or SIBO, except one - no foul smelling gas (or any gas at all for that matter). His symptoms are severe bloating, severe brain fog, fatigue, lack of appetite, and... (more)
Hello. I would like to know which tests I shound run in a hospital, if I wanted to gather as much information as possible about causes and issues connected with my gut problems? My symptomps have changed since my disease developed 10 months ago,... (more)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19112401 Can anyone see what the "leaky gut diet" was that worked after 10-14 months along with NAC, glutamine, and Zinc supplementation. This seems like a relatively low key approach to what many seem to do... (more)
Google Scholar to the rescue: paper is here. But the full paper isn't that helpful. The diet is described as a "a milk allergic, gluten-free and low-carb diet" (top of p 103). Emily Deans has a discussion of the case study that preceded this... (more)
I am a 48 yo female and have been following a paleo diet for almost 2 years and am also trying to heal my gut using the GAPS diet for the past 7 months. Recently I started on Dr. Kruse's Leaky Gut Prescription with my doctor's approval. I... (more)
When I first went cold turkey VLC in Aug 2010, I had a hard time finding what to eat. I was tracking my carbs daily and keeping it in the 30-50 range for several months. I had never previously avoided bread, but most of it was certainly not whole... (more)
So, I hit the broth pretty hard for a few weeks, and then went out for a pizza night with some friends and much to my surprise I didn't "pay for it" in the way I usually do. Is that an indication that my gut has healed, or just a lucky coincidence? (more)
Sounds like a healthy/healing gut to me. Bone broth or simply minimizing exposure over time? I'd guess the latter.
These two conditions seem pretty similar and I???m having trouble distinguishing between them??? but think I may have one (or both) of them. Doctors haven???t been much help, so I need some input from you guys. I am a 32yo male, about 150 lbs.... (more)
I've recently started making bone broth out of beef bones from the local butcher. It makes all food we add it to taste great and feels like its doing me good. I read somewhere that doing a bone broth fast can be beneficial to the lining of the... (more)
I did a 3 day bone broth fast and after suffering from 7 years of IBS 90% of my symptoms were gone after those 3 days. You can Read more on bone broth fasts in the GAPs diet.
Geophagy is (or was) common, from the equator to northern Europe. Although pica comes in many forms, most examples of geophagy ("earth eating") involve consumption of clay soils. This article suggests an adaptive... (more)
My naturopath doctor recently received the "Bax Aura II", which is a special laser used for treating all sorts of things, from quitting smoking to allergies. He told me he has had good results so far from patients who have leaky guts. Has... (more)
Ever heard of Sulfur Oxidation problems? My well-known Osteopath has not and doesn't appear inclined to do any research on her own. (Her treatments have not helped me so far, 4 months in).So now, Dr. Google has diagnosed me and I am thinking of... (more)
This may butt up against other allergy cure questions, but I wanted to be more specific. Are egg allergies inherent in my immune system? Or is it something that I can cure with a proper probiotic regimen to heal my gut? I'm slowly coming to... (more)
To make a long story short, I have IBS, bad seasonal allergies, eczema and asthma. My asthma started bothering me after 10 years of no symptoms (and no medication). My osteopath (osteopaths are not doctors where I live) told me that the cause... (more)