Intestinal permeability (leaky gut) is a closing of the tight-junctions between intestinal cells and thus protecting us from over-activating our immune systems and setting off inflammation. Ingredients like antioxidants and amino acids which are important protectors of the mucous layer and cells of the intestinal tract, shielding against the damage done from intestinal inflammation.
The gut has long been considered the center of good health in traditional medical practices like Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicine. Until recently, the gastrointestinal tract was largely ignored by Western medicine. It was thought it was simply the place where nutrients were digested. However, recent research has shown that maintaining a healthy gut is essential to overall health. In fact, the intestinal tract plays a key role in so many biological processes. It's hard to list them all. Here are but a few examples:
The problem in modern society is that our intestinal tracts are easily compromised by factors such as stress, anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAIDs like ibuprofen), antibiotics, poor diets, alcohol consumption and smoking to name a few.
Signs of an unhealthy gut include but are not limited to abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. If you suffer from any of these or other forms of digestive distress, we encourage you to come in and see us for a Healthy Gut IV Therapy immediately.
This is why intestinal permeability has been linked to conditions such as:
Pair with Medical-Grade Broad Spectrum Probiotics that provides multidimensional support for both the upper and lower GI tract for digestive health, Anti-Inflammatory Medical food and Immunoglobulins.
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