Have you ever lost touch with a close friend, only to hear about their lives later and think “That doesn’t sound like them at all”?
Leaky gut syndrome is a difficult beast to catch.
Unless you’ve had CT scans and a confirmed intestinal perforation, it can be difficult to diagnose. The current scientific consensus is that most of us have leaky gut, to some degree.
Leaky gut is also called “intestinal permeability” in the medical community.
You see, the gut is naturally supposed to control what substances are allowed into the bloodstream. It does this by maintaining a secure barrier via the intestinal lining and by making sure the microbiome of the gut is diverse and thriving.
Electricity sends signals through our flesh and blood and molecular make-up as surely as it does through wires and circuits. Before we paved paradise, we
The medical community, and society as a whole, are coming around to the generalized importance of gut health. But since it’s probably been a long time since any of us have taken 8th grade biology, you may not even remember how the gut functions.
Health insurance is expensive. Doctors, expensive. Surgery, expensive. Buying supplements you read about online and letting them languish in your medicine cabinet, expensive.
1,800 years ago, the Roman Empire was ruled by a man named Marcus Aurelius – scholars call him one of the five good Roman emperors. While
The human body is home to trillions of microorganisms, known collectively as the microbiome. These tiny organisms play an important role in our overall health, including our athletic performance.