13 Jan Is Leaky Gut Syndrome Real?
Leaky gut syndrome describes a condition in which the small intestinal walls are damaged and allow microorganisms and/or food particles access to your bloodstream. For many years physicians debated the legitimacy of leaky gut syndrome. Opinions have begun to shift in the direction that leaky gut syndrome is a real medical condition. Lead by researchers like Dr. Alessio Fasano, director of the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, it is becoming more evident that the syndrome plays a role in food allergies, type-1 diabetes, Celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome and other digestion-related conditions. The article found in Time.com presents some of the latest findings. Metabolic Solutions (Gut-Chek) offers a test to determine whether you have leaky gut syndrome.