Leaky Gut

in Health Conditions

Leaky Gut

Symptoms

  • Inflammation of joints and muscles (undiagnosed cause)
  • Arthritis
  • Skin problems
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Fatigue
  • Poor immunity
  • Colic, bloating and gas
  • Weight loss
  • Poor immunity
  • Laminitis (very common)

Causes:

  • Inappropriate diet – usually high sugar, grain and grass
  • Intestinal parasites – Refer to Parasite Page
  • Intestinal bacteria
  • Infrequent feedings
  • Medications – non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, antibiotics and chemical de-wormers

Treatment

Diet & Nutrition:

  • Eliminate high sugar/starch feeds
  • Eliminate all grain and commercial feed
  • Eliminate alfalfa
  • Eliminate all dietary fats and oils
  • Limit or eliminate grass grazing
  • Eliminate any possible hay intolerances
  • Feed hay from slow feeders 24/7 to ensure small frequent meals

Recommended Remedies – dosage as per labels:

  • Pro-Colon probiotics – Restores intestinal ecosystem, discourages unfriendly bacteria, improves nutrient absorption, helps with leaky gut and/or intestinal inflammation
  • Pro-Dygest – Intestinal cleanser and detoxifier, heals intestinal walls, ulcers, Digestion
  • Vitamin B-12 – Colon support; improves digestion, energy and metabolism
  • Five Herb Digest –Decreases acids and gastric irritability, improves digestion, soothes intestinal walls, intestinal ulcers
  • Calm & Cool – Nervous tension, stress, muscle tension, intestinal relaxant

Special Notes:

  • Avoid the over-use of antibiotics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, steroids and chemical de-wormers – all of these medications alter the colonic eco-system and/or contribute to poor colon health