Unlike a food allergy, a food sensitivity usually has a delayed and cumulative effect that can cause many common health issues.
Leaky gut syndrome is a condition in which the gastrointestinal tract has been compromised, possibly causing increased permeability that allows toxins and bacteria to “leak” into the bloodstream.
A food sensitivity (intolerance) test can identify foods that can trigger a wide range of problem symptoms, including skin rash, joint aches and pains, sinusitis, asthma, insomnia, headaches, and digestive disorders producing bloating, gas, and poor food absorption.
Here are some options for the treatment of leaky gut syndrome.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of leaky gut syndrome in this video from Dr. Tina Marcantel.
Food sensitivity testing (or food intolerance testing) can be a very helpful tool to identify foods that can trigger a wide range of troublesome symptoms.
ALCAT testing for food sensitivities can help pinpoint problem foods in your diet.