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How to Fix Leaky Gut Syndrome - Definition & Symptoms Leaky gut syndrome isn’t an official medical diagnosis– but that doesn’t mean it’s not real. “We don’t know a lot but we know that it exists.” – Linda A. Lee, MD, gastroenterologist and director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine and Digestive Center, on Leaky Gut Syndrome What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome? If you find yourself asking this question, you’re certainly not alone. As evidenced by the quote above, even those in the science and medicine communities are still barely scratching the surface of our understanding about Leaky Gut Syndrome,...
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Trusting Your Gut: How Can You Know If Your Gut is Healthy? (And What to Do If It Isn’t.) Importance of Gut Health While you’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “gut health”, maybe you don’t know exactly what that means. That’s okay! There’s a lot of science and research around the topic; it can feel a bit overwhelming to take in at first. So, we’ll be breaking down the big parts of gut health in several smaller parts to make it easier to digest. (Really, no pun intended.) First, know your gut is an incredibly important part of your body. It’s...
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The Gut-Brain Axis: A Foundation of Health Gut Health is Whole-Body Health! The connection between the gut microbiome and the brain, known as the Gut-Brain Axis, is a rapidly progressing field of research. Every month, there is more data emerging from universities and private labs around the globe that continues to illuminate the role of gut microbes and intestinal function in human health at all stages of development.
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Let's talk about your gut’s microbiome–what it is, how it works, why it’s important and how you can help take care of it.