• Meghan Miller, LAc

What are Leaky Gut Symptoms?

Leaky Gut Syndrome is a term used to describe the effects of toxins getting through the gut into our bloodstream - causing a host of negative symptoms.

  • Lung issues: asthma, allergies

  • Digestion: bloating, gas, constipation/ diarrhea

  • Food intolerances: food allergic reaction

  • Hormone imbalance: PMS, hormonal acne, headaches, irregular menstruation

  • Chronic fatigue, brain fog

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Skin issues: acne, rosacea

  • Candida overgrowth

  • Inflammatory bowel disease: colitis, crohn’s, celiac


Some of the causes of Leaky Gut Syndrome are:

  • Chronic unmanaged stress

  • Candida overgrowth

  • Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)

  • Parasites

  • Environmental toxins (BPA, mercury, alcohol, medications etc)

  • Inflammatory foods (diary)

At Meta Health, our treatment includes a vigorous plan combining acupuncture, dietary, lifestyle and supplementation to eliminate toxins and stress, detox, and rebuild the microbiome in our gut. We often recommend GI Stool Effect 3 Day profile to identify inflammation, infection, toxins and parasites. While using natural therapies like multi-strain probiotics, bone broth recipes, liver cleanses and Omegas to heal the gut.

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