Leaky Gut Permeability ProfileHealthpath
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What’s the science?
If a gut is more permeable than it should be, it lets pathogens, undigested food and other unsavoury substances get into the bloodstream. This state of hyperpermeability—or ‘leaky gut’—is known to contribute to inflammation and a host of health problems.
Why choose this test?
Use the easy, at-home test kit to collect your urine.
Return the sample to the lab for analysis, and find out if your gut is leakier than it should be.
Receive a personalised diet and lifestyle advice to optimise your gut health.
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Each test kit includes:
1 x test instructions sheet
1 x request form
1 x 3g PEG dose
1 x empty sample bottle
1 x plastic postal carrier
1 x return address label
To make your test results as accurate as possible, it's important you follow these guidelines.
Do NOT take the test if:
You have diarrhoea or gastroenteritis
You're taking medication containing Movicol (Macrogol)
You're taking a diuretic
You're taking the supplement Seven Seas Zinc Plus Vitamin C
You must wait until digestion is normal before taking this test. You must NOT stop taking any medication in order to take the test.
You must fast for at least 3 hours before taking the test. For this reason, most people find it easiest to take this test first thing on waking. You must not eat or drink anything (apart from the PEG dose) during the first 2 hours of the test.
You must return the sample within 72 hours. If there's any delay in posting, it's important that you put the sample in fridge.