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Your Emotions and Leaky Gut - Best Essential Oil to Use

Over my years of clinical practice I’ve worked with numerous clients with acute to chronic digestive system complaints. From Crohn’s Disease to symptoms of leaky gut I’ve noticed common factors among each. All those who suffer with digestive and intestinal complaints are emotionally stressed. If you think about it we often associate our emotions with our gut. Such aphorisms as, 'trust your gut,' or I got a, 'sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach' are common everyday expressions. For many people emotions like anger, anxiety, sadness or even happiness can trigger symptoms in the gut. Repressed and unexpressed emotions can linger in your gut. Your brain and the gastrointestinal system are intimately wired together. Unsettled emotions can send alert...

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What Causes Leaky Gut? Acupressure Aromatherapy Massage for Leaky Gut

Research by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) published in PubMed Library showed the connection between the release of Zonulin, a protein that causes tight junctions in the gut to open, and gut permeability.Both bacteria, i.e. Candida and gluten are two agents shown to increase zonulin and cause ‘leaky gut’. This finding supports scientific evidence that it is our modern day lifestyle choices and diet (low in fiber and high in sugar and saturated fats) that primarily cause gut inflammation which leads to leaky gut. Role of Genetics? So, are some of us more susceptible to gut permeability than others because of our genes? Research suggests NOT as less than 10% of cases with leaky gut symptoms are due to DNA...

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Is Leaky Gut Real? Can Essential Oils Help?

Though leaky gut is not an official medical diagnosis there is enough research evidence to support that leaky gut syndrome does exist.So, what exactly is leaky gut?Leaky Gut, also known as intestinal permeability, refers to how easily substances pass through your intestinal wall. We all have some degree of leaky gut, as the gut wall is not completely impenetrable, nutrients and water must be allowed to pass through. A healthy intestine has ‘tight junctions’ that allow for safe passage of nutrients and water into the bloodstream. When these tight junctions, which control what passes through the gut lining into the bloodstream, become loose and more permeable then harmful bacteria and toxins can pass from your gut into your bloodstream. Over...

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