What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?
LGS is an intestinal condition in which the walls of the intestines are damaged to the point where small holes develop in the exterior walls. These holes allow toxins and pieces of food to escape or “leak” from the intestines into the blood stream.
Recognizing the problem, the blood stream sends the foreign matter to the liver, which is unable to cope with the quantity of toxins deposited there.
Thus, the body tries to cope with a condition that it is completely unprepared to handle, and the patient becomes continually sicker.
If left untreated, LGS can cause many additional health problems. Symptoms include chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, hemorrhoids and heartburn, among many others.