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Who is the best doctor to treat leaky gut syndrome

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naturally? Been diagnosed with leaky...
Who is the best doctor to treat leaky gut syndrome naturally? Been diagnosed with leaky gut (through a stool test) and Lupus...and having a lot of abdominal issues. Trying to find the best way to "heal" the gut and improve my overall health. I also suffer from Hashimotos (high TPO antibodies, 363). Thanks for your input!
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Endocrinologist: Connie Pennington,
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Experience: Colorectal Surgeon at Colon & Rectal Surgery Consutants, PC
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Hello, I am Dr. Pennington.

Happy to assist you if you still need help.

Tell me what medications you are taking. Any supplements?

What did the doctor who did the stool test recommend? What have you tried?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Taking VSL3 2x day. Vit d3 5000 iu 1x daily. B12 turmeric. Changed diet to.gluten free dairy free and trying to get sugar free.
Endocrinologist: Connie Pennington,
 replied 2 months ago

That is awesome.

The best way to treat leaky gut is to correct the dysbiosis with probiotics and remove any food allergens/sensitivities.

I frequently recommend an elimination diet, which you are doing, but I will include one.

Also healing things to the gut include turmeric and boswellia, as well as glutamine. You are using good supplements!

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