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Leaky Gut

Leaky Gut Questions

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by 554 · about 16 hours ago

I suspect that I'm intolerant to grains, so I did a strict paleo diet with four very tummy friendly dishes, low carb style, and after 10 days, just when the low-carb flu was over, my tummy was feeling marvellous. I hadn't felt so good since... (more)

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January 0 · October 12, 2011 at 1:01 AM

I have been there...oh heck yes. So let me tell you that you absolutely can get right back to feeling good, Harlekini! When I first dropped all the bad stuff -- esp grains and sugar -- I felt great, yet still often slipped up and fell off the... (more)

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by 78 · about 16 hours ago

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)

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Alan_Schachter 0 · April 03, 2012 at 12:33 PM

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)

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by 543 · about 17 hours ago

Because of my several issues regarding my GI - Diverticulitis/osis, Barrett's Esophagus, several hernias - involving surgeries (bowel resection, intestinal resection, and now an abdominal "mesh"surgery to contain other hernias (anticipated this... (more)

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JML 0 · March 16, 2011 at 12:26 AM

It it my understanding that you should probably severely cut starches to starve off bad bacteria (see FODMAPS), increase stomach acid to improve digestive efficiency (through apple cider vinegar or Betaine Hcl), and eat fermented foods/probiotics.... (more)

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by 2949 · October 23, 2014 at 3:12 AM

Someone on here suggested I might have a leaky gut a while back and last night I did some research. I have a fatty liver and apparently liver dysfunction and leaky gut are related. How can I heal this? I already eat fairly tight paleo. After... (more)

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Namby_Pamby 0 · April 30, 2011 at 3:41 AM

Usually fatty liver preceds T2 diabetes and metabolic derangement. However, taht doesn't mean you will go from fatty liver to T2 or to other diseases. You can stop it right there if your metabolism isn't damaged enough. How elevated are your... (more)

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by 15 · about 16 hours ago

Hi everyone , i just wanted to ask , to fix the leaky gut , I already know the magnesium can help.. but waht about lemon's juice? lemons juice can help? Thanks

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Jamie_14 0 · September 14, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Bone stock/broth! (Glutamine, gelatin and glucosamine, all aid in gut repair)

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by 5 · about 16 hours ago

Are fermented beans except soy, fermented lentils, goat whey and goat butter good enough to eat for one who is afraid of leaky gut ? What are bad for a leaky gut in your opinion ? Does it include nightshades(I have joint pain from nightshades so I... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · April 20, 2013 at 8:02 AM

Fermented casein A2 dairy gives me no problems. Peanuts are problematic, but fermented lentils weren't for me.

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

My doctor recently told me I have a leaky gut along with a slew of other food sensitivities. I have been gluten free for over a month and already feel better. I'm thinking paleo is the best diet for me, so I wanna give it a try. My questions... (more)

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Hailstorm 0 · June 17, 2013 at 3:52 PM

You may be able to tolerate grains in small amounts once your gut is healed (which will probably take a long time, just warning you) but every time you eat grains you're risking harming your gut again. The problem is, it's almost impossible to... (more)

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by 421 · October 16, 2014 at 4:01 AM

Will someone please list symptoms of Leaky Gut and how to cure it. I believe my wife may be suffering from it and I would like to discuss it with her with some knowledge... Thanks!

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

Hi I'm hoping that someone might recognise these symptoms & help explain SCD to me a little. I AM seeing my doctor about it, but with overworked UK GPs only getting eight minutes per patient, it helps to go armed with some ideas! After... (more)

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rkmaier 0 · January 01, 2014 at 2:45 PM

I think your symptoms are caused by Histamine intolerance, so try to stick to low histamine foods and dont eat leftover meals. Also you could try taking additional digestive enzymes with your meals. Google histamine intolerance for more... (more)

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by 974 · about 16 hours ago

How do you know when your Leaky Gut has been cured?

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Eugenia 0 · November 07, 2011 at 7:21 PM

You can test for antibodies of gluten or other food particles and bacteria toxins in your bloodstream to make sure. If they are not there, you don't have a leaky gut anymore. However, from what I've read, leaky gut never heals 100% in adults, but... (more)

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by 189 · October 24, 2014 at 3:47 AM

So I see this on here all the time about what "causes" a leaky gut or how to "fix" a leaky gut, but what IS a leaky gut? What are the symptoms (in layman speak) of a leaky gut? How do you know you have a leaky gut?

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mindmt 0 · January 08, 2012 at 4:01 PM

Layman's version.. As a consequence of autoimmune attack on the intestinal lining - in particular the small intestine - the contents can leak into the bloodstream. This means that autoimmune disease and inflammation may then occur anywhere in the... (more)

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by 55 · October 23, 2014 at 3:30 AM

I am looking for an Aloe supplement and colostrum for my leaky gut. Can anyone recommend some? I have a few in my shopping cart at Amazon but I'm not sure which is best and reasonably priced, since there's so many.

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · February 09, 2012 at 2:11 PM

Hi Sheri, swansonvitamins.com sells colostrum under their Swanson's brand name. It is produced by Sterling Technology, Inc. (http://sterlingtechnology.com/) I have purchased it before. I think it is a quality product and the price is... (more)

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by 22 · October 24, 2014 at 4:07 AM

Hi , I read an article about high fat diet as paleo and leaky gut , I'am paleo since 1 month , and this has scared me , how do you think about that?

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Mscott 0 · June 24, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Well, I'd be curious to see this article, but I will say that when it comes to high fat diets, the type of fat matters. Here's a blog post by Jamie Scott (AKA that paleo guy) discussing an interesting study. It evaluated the effect of different... (more)

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by 3521 · about 17 hours ago

I know potatoes are nightshades and people generally recommend to avoid them if you have an autoimmune condition. I am not officially diagnosed with any autoimmune conditions but I do have rosacea, which might be caused by autoimmunity. I have... (more)

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Stabby 0 · July 03, 2011 at 9:33 PM

The problem is the glycoalkaloids in the skin, they are toxic and cause irritation of hte GI tract, so if you are eating white potatoes you should probably peel them. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glycoalkaloid (more)

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by 35 · about 16 hours ago

Been having problems on an off for about 5 years (I???m 32 now ??? 5???-11, 150 lbs, male). Mainly with a rash on my face (doctors finally determined it is seborrheic dermatitis), a pain in my right hip (comes and goes, gets pretty bad at times),... (more)

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g_ 0 · August 25, 2011 at 1:59 AM

It's real. I used to be confused about it too. It's helpful to know that it's also called intestinal permeability, gut permeability, or gut/intestinal barrier dysfunction. Here is a description (from here): Intestinal Permeability references... (more)

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by 20 · October 16, 2014 at 3:45 AM

I have a leaky gut that I am trying to heal. I drink bone broth every day and have eliminated all grains from my diet except a little white rice. I am only eating meat, including grass-fed beef and chicken, non-starchy vegetables, low glycemic... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · September 29, 2012 at 7:22 PM

i would cut out the rice. also, have you thought of following the intro diet to SCD? it's way more strict than paleo, but might help you with your leaky gut.

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by 40 · about 16 hours ago

So, as far as I understand the reason alcohol isn't allowed at all on the autoimmune protocol has a lot to do with its effect on gut permeability. I haven't been able to find any mention of whether or not marijuana has any effect on the gut or... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · November 20, 2012 at 5:17 PM

There is plenty of anecdotal evidence that marijuana is beneficial for those suffering from IBS and Crohn's. However, due to marijuana's precarious state of legality right now, it is possible that this is just a widespread rumor to help provide... (more)

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by 221 · about 16 hours ago

I've heard that starches can cause or contribute to leaky gut. I have celiac and I'm doing strict paleo to help with healing. Should I avoid sweet potatoes and squashes and such?

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KA24 0 · February 03, 2013 at 10:16 PM

By themselves, no. If you're coming from a place where your just starting, the previous diet was a mess and you have leaky gut, eating lots of starchy veggies may inhibit the healing of leaky gut. I'd avoid them for a little bit of time and... (more)

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by 53 · about 16 hours ago

I have a leaky gut from candida. I react by breaking out on my face. I have been treating my candida and trying to avoid inflammation in my gut. But my reactions seem to be getting worse. I know they say it gets worse before it gets better -... (more)

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animaleater 0 · March 19, 2013 at 11:07 PM

I took an ALCAT food allergy blood test a few years back. Cut those foods out, felt MUCH better. Takes the guess work out so you can get on with it. I recommend it. Second, veggies make it worse. Eat em once a day if you must and cook them. ... (more)

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by 10 · about 16 hours ago

Hello everyone! I??ve currently been on a stricter diet, in order to heal my psoriasis, for around three months now. I??ve read tons of articles all over the web but I think it??s about time I read a quality book on the subject. So, which book is... (more)

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Lazza 0 · December 06, 2012 at 5:48 PM

Digestive Wellness by Elizabeth Lipski is a worthy read, IMHO. She goes into detail on how digestion works and its impact on the body should things go awry. BTW, I had severe psoriasis on my hands and feet (palmo-plantar psoriasis) before going... (more)

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