The leaky gut syndrome is still scientifically controversial and not yet recognized according to the strict criteria of evidence-based medicine. Nevertheless, the term is getting more and more attention, both among laypeople and experts.
But what is leaky gut syndrome anyway? Is it really true that the bowel has holes in it, as the literal translation (holey bowel syndrome) suggests? In our infographic you can find out which condition describes the leaky gut syndrome, which symptoms leaky gut causes and which risk factors can damage your bowel in the long term.