Leaky Gut

Joyce Hollman

Why older adults are at high risk from this ‘open door’ to disease

When you hear the term “leaky gut,” some awful pictures may spring to mind. But the truth is that a leaky gut is like an “open door” through which harmful microbes (even COVID-19) and toxins enter your bloodstream, causing all manner of illness. If you’re an older adult, your risk is higher. That’s why researchers looked into ways to help you close that door for good…

William Davis

How do you know if you have leaky gut?

How can you know if leaky gut is at the root of health issues plaguing you? It’s not easy, considering symptoms can affect the entire body, even though they start in the gut. That’s why people suffering the condition spend years looking for relief. Knowing the symptoms and conditions that can be tied to leaky gut is a good starting point for you to nail down what’s ailing you…

William Davis

What is Leaky Gut?

Leaky gut has become a buzzword, of sorts, mainly because of controversy in the medical community where it’s less understood despite the throngs of people flooding doctor’s offices with symptoms. From food intolerances to autoimmune conditions, here’s how your gut’s barrier keeps you healthy — or not.

Margaret Cantwell

How leaky gut leaves you vulnerable to a virus, like COVID-19

As you already know, COVID-19’s symptoms weren’t just upper respiratory. It’s been reported that many people with the virus experienced GI problems, too. It may seem random, but the connection with viral infection is much more concerning: A condition that can act as an open door to disease…

Jenny Smiechowski

How one gut bug can bring all your numbers down

Aging leads to insulin resistance, leaky gut and a domino effect that robs your gut of a protective fatty acid. But if you can increase this one special gut bacteria, you can reverse all that and potentially enjoy a smaller waistline, lower blood sugar, better insulin sensitivity and lower cholesterol levels.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

How age-related leaky gut makes you sick and old

Leaky gut is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a condition in which the lining of your gut becomes too permeable, allowing particles that should remain in your digestive tract to cross into your other tissues. But besides making you sick, it’s making you old. Here’s how to stop it…