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Re: [IP] Re: Leaky Gut Syndrome



If anyone or Nancy knows, would this show up in the standard blood tests 
or is one that needs to be specifically requested?  I am wondering 
because I have been having a lot of, what seems like to me, 
gastrointestinal pain.

Billie

Nancy Jennings wrote:

>>> In a nutshell, leaky gut syndrome, as I have come to understand it,  
>>> is a serious condition in which undigested food/ foreign toxins/ 
>>> antigens leak through the intestinal wall into the circulation and 
>>> lymphatic systems.  This syndrome can lead to the formation of 
>>> gastrointestinal conditions, produce inflammatory immune response 
>>> and autoimmune diseases.
>>>
> There are web sites ( mostly complementary medicine) that contain 
> information about the disorder.  A traditional western medicine  
> search, using "Pub Med" and keywords  "Leaky Gut Syndrome" , will take 
> you to a German abstract (1999) and then you can find related articles.
>
> At Dr. Julian Whitaker's clinic, in 1996, I was diagnosed with "Leaky 
> Gut" via a blood test.
>
> Recently, the Celiac dietician at the hospital in Banff, AB, made the 
> connection between diabetes, Celiac Disease, Leaky Gut Syndrome,  
> allergies and the decline of organ functions.   She put together a lot 
> of my health puzzle bits and gave me a lot of hope for an action plan 
> to drop some of those pieces.
>
> Hope this helps.  If anyone on the list has any info on this disorder 
> I would appreciate hearing about it on or off our list.
>
> Thanks,
> Nancy
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