“Leaky gut,” also known as increased intestinal permeability, is a digestive condition where food particles, bacteria, and toxins “leak” through the intestinal wall. This happens when the tight junctions of the gut lining become loose and substances pass through it, causing issues for the entire body – including the immune system. This can lead to problems like food sensitivities, autoimmunity, c
Causes of leaky gut can vary, but often include: unhealthy/
At Newbridge, our functional medicine providers ALWAYS address gut health, including identifying if leaky gut is at play. Learn more about our systems approach to health, and services like functional medicine consultations and functional nutrition which help patients address the root cause of illness, including gut health.