Leaky Gut Syndrome

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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

The small intestine digests and absorbs food while acting as a barrier to the absorption of toxic compounds. When the lining of the small bowel becomes damaged, the intestine is permeable to toxins, pathogens, and undigested food particles. These toxic compounds may enter your bloodstream to cause even more damage. This increased intestinal permeability is called Leaky Gut Syndrome.

What is the Sucrose Breath Test for Leaky Gut Syndrome?

The sucrose breath test is a tool developed for medical researchers to assess the presence of Leaky Gut Syndrome. It is a non-invasive, low risk, accurate and fast test that uses sucrose (common table sugar) to challenge the gut. We make it easy for you to test for Leaky Gut Syndrome by providing sucrose breath test kits that are designed for home use.

Who can benefit from being tested for Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Symptoms of Leaky Gut Syndrome are numerous and diverse. They can range from gluten intolerance, muscle cramps and pains, bloating, heartburn and constipation, to fever, depression and anxiety. If your physician has been unable to identify the root cause of your symptoms, the sucrose breath test could be beneficial to you.

Nutritional counseling and lifestyle changes through diet, exercise and other holistic approaches are available to improve your symptoms.

What does the Leaky Gut Syndrome Test cost and what results do you get?

You will receive a report that tells you whether your gut normally absorbs sufficient amounts of sucrose after evaluation of your breath samples. The total price of $129.00 includes all shipping charges, a kit containing the components necessary to administer the test, analysis of your breath samples and a customized report emailed to you.

Should you be tested for Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Leaky Gut Syndrome is a major cause of disease that is continuing to grow and is reaching epidemic proportions. It is a condition that affects
millions of people. It has been shown to account for at least 50% of chronic complaints as confirmed by laboratory testing. However, it almost always
goes unidentified. In fact, it is still unrecognized by almost all medical professionals.

If you have been subjected to potentially damaging amounts of caffeine or alcohol, medicines, chemicals, or stress and you suffer from the kinds of
symptoms mentioned above, then you may benefit from being tested for Leaky Gut Syndrome.

The products and advice of Breath Testing at Home are not intended for treatment and diagnosis, and is for educational purposes only.