Gut-Chek Blog

The cause of autism has confounded medical science.  Recently, research from Caltech has suggested that there may be a link with leaky gut syndrome. This... More

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have been studying whether leaky gut syndrome is a factor in multiple sclerosis (MS).  What is known about MS... More

Interesting article appeared today on the Huffington Post that provides detailed advice on a homopathic cure for leaky gut.  The article uses as an illustration... More

Rifaximin is the antibiotic of choice for treating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  However, many patients prefer to avoid antibiotic therapy and use natural remedies. ... More

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have just released a study in PLOS Pathogens that concludes leaky gut syndrome is a problem... More

Intestinal permeability or more commonly known as leaky guts syndrome, in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients has been studied with conflicting results.  This new study... More

Proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s) can affect the microbiota of the intestinal tract.  As a result, it has been suggested that people taking PPI‘s might be... More

Lactose intolerance and milk allergy are often considered the same problem.  But they are two entirely different medical conditions that require different courses of action. ... More

The prevalence of H. pylori increases with age.  This phenomenon is thought to be due to increased use of medications and decreased secretion of protective... More

Previous research has established that small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is common in patients with chronic pancreatitis caused by excessive consumption of alcohol.  This new... More

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