Leaky gut, or intestinal permeability, and lab testing

Many people with gluten sensitivity and gastrointestinal inflammation develop intestinal permeability, or “leaky gut.” Leaky gut happens when the lining of the digestive tract becomes over-porous and allows toxins, undigested food, and other pathogens into the bloodstream. These pathogens trigger an immune cascade that results in systemic inflammation, increasing the risk for food sensitivities, inflammation,…

Addressing histamine intolerance for leaky gut & oral tolerance

Have you noticed fermented and aged foods, wine, and cured meats cause certain symptoms in you? If so, you may have a histamine intolerance. Histamine sensitivity can produce a wide array of symptoms, however some of the more common are hives, swelling of the face or throat, a headache, nasal congestion, skin problems, a racing…