Leaky gut sounds like a terrifying medical diagnosis, and it is. But what’s even more terrifying is that it often goes misdiagnosed for years before you can even begin to treat and deal with it. It was once a zebra diagnosis, but now that it is better understood it is being diagnosed much more frequently.
It is estimated that 1% of Americans have celiac disease, but of those 83% are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. The average length of time a person can expect to wait for the proper diagnosis is 6-10 years.
Waiting that long to figure out what is wrong with you can wreak havoc in your life, both personal and professional. Friendships and work relationships become strained, and the added stress compounds your ailments.
Learn more about leaky gut from this helpful infographic. Share it on social media to help raise awareness of this often misdiagnosed problem. You may be saving someone’s life!