What are the Symptoms of Leaky Gut Syndrome ?

Leaky gut syndrome (LGS) severely affects the intestinal permeability. While the aspect of resultant disease condition is till a speculation, the fact that it severely affects the intestinal permeability has been clearly established. So the deficient intestinal permeability results in following symptomatic defects and functional inadequateness.

Important Symptoms of Leaky Gut Syndrome

The following are the important symptoms of LGS:

Nutritional deficiencies

: Leaky Gut Syndrome usually leads to severe deficiency of minerals in the body.


Candida is a normal fungus that dwells in our digestive system. In normal courses its presence doesn’t cause any serious medical condition. But when it outnumbers the other useful bacteria- that reside in the digestive system – symptoms such as fatigue, allergies, bloating, and carbohydrate cravings can occur.
The excessive presence of the fungus leads to an infection called cadidiasis.


Otherwise harmless substances travel through the duct because of Leaky Gut Syndrome. These substances are directed towards the blood stream and finally mingle with it. Here these are recognized as “Foreign Bodies” and the natural defence mechanism gets activated. The body now attacks them. In this process the healthy tissues are also attacked. This results in the depletion of the healthy tissue.


Anxiety is one of the characteristic symptoms of candidia outgrowth.

Skin rashes:

The rashes are resulted due to the inability of the skin to properly carry out the process of detoxification.

Impaired Immune system:

Immune system is severely crippled due to overburdened.

Impaired memory:

The gut contains friendly as well as unfriendly bacteria. Harmful bacteria secret dangerous byproducts. One such harmful byproduct is ammonia which is detrimental to the body.

Other Relevant Symptoms of Leaky Gut Syndrome

The following are the other relevant symptoms of LGS:

  • Severe fluctuation of mood
  • Flatulence
  • Cognitive impairments
  • Diarrhoea and constipation (Due to Irritation of colon)
  • Petrification of stagnant waste and the resultant overgrowth of bacteria and other parasites
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches


1 response to What are the Symptoms of Leaky Gut Syndrome ?

  1. Thanks for the symptom list!