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Ask the Herbalist: Leaky Gut

 

Last updated 3/18/2020 at 11:10am

Dear Karen,

I've heard other naturalists talk about 'leaky gut'. It this some kind of new modern-world problem, or is it baloney? And if it's real, how does one know if they have leaky gut, and how would it be treated?

-DK

Hello again, DK!

Leaky gut, or intestinal hyperpermeability, is a phenomenon that occurs when the tight junctions of the intestinal wall become loose, allowing harmful substances to enter the bloodstream. Mainstream medical professionals do not recognize leaky gut as a real condition. (Qu'elle Surprise!)

10 signs you may, and I stress, MAY have a leaky gut:

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