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Increased Intestinal Permeability (Leaky Gut)

What Is Increased Intestinal Permeability? Increased intestinal permeability is characterized by greater than normal intestinal permeability (leakiness) allowing for the penetration of harmful entities into the bloodstream such as undigested proteins and microbes. The popular name is “leaky gut.” Q: ...

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Leaky Gut Syndrome (Increased Intestinal Permeability): definition

An abnormal condition of the small intestinal barrier system whereby the normally tight junctions between surface cells of the lining are weakened, which then allows for harmful entities in the gut, such as gluten, to permeate or get past the ...

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