Tag: gut health
Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by endometrial-like tissue found outside the uterus. This
The intestinal tract is also known as many things, the second brain, the center of immunity, the first line of defense, and all of these descriptions are far better at elucidating the critical role of this essential organ. It is true that dysfunction of intestinal tract has repercussions far beyond constipation and diarrhea. When you have a gut infection, dysbiosis, intestinal hyper-permeability or other pathologies the effects are far reaching including joint pain, chronic illness, anxiety and depression, brain fog, fatigue, hormonal imbalances, weight loss resistance, and the list goes on!
PCOS Diva Amy Medling asked me to write a post for her on PCOS and Leaky Gut. Leaky gut is also known as intestinal permeability – often misdiagnosed as IBS, this condition occurs when the lining of the intestine is no longer a sealed barrier, protecting the immune system from the intestinal contents.