The lining of your gastrointestinal tract is made from the same type of cells as your skin. This is why treating the gut when you have skin diseases is the first step to help resolve the problem.
Poor digestion and absorption leads to malnutrition and malabsorption syndromes. The inflammation caused damages the cells of the gut and the skin and is a driver of energy and immune dysfunction that may lead to cancer and chronic disease.
Using topical products to help the skin heal is important but if that is all you do then it is missing the key problem that caused the disease in the first place.
The liver is an important organ in that it is responsible for:
- Detoxification of toxic substances.
- It converts the less potent thyroid hormone T4 to active T3 increasing energy, and metabolic rate.
- It stores and filters the blood to remove infectious organisms.
- It cleanses the body of bilirubin, the yellow pigment produced when red blood cells die, via bile excreted in stools.
- It is responsible for the conversion of ammonia (from nitrogen in proteins) to urea. Excessive ammonia damages cells especially in the brain.
- It converts stored glycogen into glucose for release into the bloodstream to balance blood sugars.
- It makes some amino acids from other nutrients that are needed for life.
- It makes and stores S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe) and tryptophan both essential for mental health, sleep and rest. SAMe deficiency is a risk factor for liver, colon and stomach cancer as well as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and migraine.
- It stores many vitamins and minerals for use later on.
I use programs to treat and support the following gut and skin problems:
- Chronic diarrhoea and chronic constipation.
- Dry mouth and bad breath.
- Reflux (heartburn) and indigestion.
- Peptic Ulcers – Gastric and Duodenal.
- IBS – irritable bowel syndrome – a spastic bowel disorder.
- Crohn’s disease – an autoimmune condition.
- Ulcerative colitis – an autoimmune condition.
- Coeliac disease – an autoimmune condition.
- Leaky gut syndrome – auto intoxication of the body.
- Food intolerance – lactose, wheat, egg, soy, nuts.
- Gall bladder disease.
- Fatty liver disease.
- Hyper and Hypo pigmentation issues.
- Dermatitis and Eczema.
- Psoriasis – an autoimmune condition.
- Excessive hair growth in the wrong place or male pattern balding in both men and women.