Imagine you have a serious illness but no one believes you. You go to doctor after doctor for years only to receive ineffective treatment. You miss so much work being sick that you lose your job. You cancel your plans so often that your friends start to think you’re flaky. Before you know it, you’re trying to convince people that there is actually something wrong with you and it’s not all in your head.
Sadly, this is the reality for many people suffering from leaky gut. The average time it takes from onset of symptoms to diagnosis is 6-10 years. By then, receiving such a terrifying diagnosis is more of a relief than a burden.
This infographic outlines the basics of leaky gut, from symptoms and diagnosis to treatment and awareness. Be sure to share it on social media to help spread the word. You may be easing someone’s burden!