How To Heal Leaky Gut With Dr Josh Axe


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What if there was ONE area of your body you could focus on, where the tiniest of improvements would radically enhance ALL aspects of your health and wellbeing? Well, you’re in luck, because there is a part of your body where that exact equation is true: your gut! And today’s podcast guest — gut guru and functional medicine extraordinaire, Dr Josh Axe — is here to show us precisely how to upgrade this underrated organ to experience crazy improvements in your health, energy and life.

Dr. Josh Axe is a certified doctor of natural medicine, doctor of chiropractic and clinical nutritionist. The catalyst that sparked his food-fuelled mission was when his mum was diagnosed with cancer… for a second time. Determined to get her healthy again, Dr Axe helped her overhaul her diet and lifestyle to embrace whole foods and gut-friendly bacteria. Witnessing her incredible recovery lit a fire in his belly, and ignited his passion to help people get healthy by using nutrition to reclaim their health. An expert in functional medicine, digestive health and herbal remedies, Dr Axe is also the bestselling author of Eat Dirt and co-author of Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine.

It’s no exaggeration to say that the wellness strategies in this episode could change your life and health forever. So if you want to rewrite your body’s story and reclaim vibrant health for yourself and your family — particularly if you’ve ever had gut issues of any sort — you’re gonna wanna bring a pen and paper for this episode… the nuggets of gold just keep on coming!

In this episode we chat about:

  • His incredible journey from watching his mum suffer with cancer (and being unwell himself) to where he is today (03:40)
  • The truth about leaky gut that nobody is talking about (07:03)
  • The 6 main causes of leaky gut (08:18)
  • The sneaky gut symptoms that loads of people miss (08:41)
  • Why leaky gut is the root cause of all disease (09:35)
  • His crazy-effective protocol to heal your gut (12:54)
  • The surprising (and free!) strategies to release stress and improve your overall health (21:14)
  • How to identify your gut type for optimal health and energy (27:02)
  • How you can completely turn your health around in just 90 days (36:14)
  • Plus so much more!

Episode resources:

Open Wide by Melissa Ambrosini
Eat Dirt by Josh Axe
Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine by Josh Axe
Bone Broth Protein
Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford
Dr. Josh Axe on Instagram

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Comments (6)

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    • Chloe
      February 27, 2018

      Thankyou both so much for this podcast full of gut loving wisdom. I have been havung real trouble with my gut and I think this might be the start of my road to wellness. Love and Light xxx

    • February 28, 2018

      I learnt so much in this episode !!! Heaps of tips & info to launch me on my new health & healing journey
      Big thanks

    • Tamille
      March 3, 2018

      This was an epic episode! Lots of wonderful information from such a holistic view touching on all aspects to heal, LOVED IT! I'm going through gut issues at the moment so really benefited from it :)

    • Sarah Hulslander
      March 7, 2018

      What is the rice that Dr. Axe talks about? The sprouted grain that he cooks in the croc pot? Would love to know more about that! Thanks for another great episode love xoxoxo

    • Sarah
      March 13, 2018

      Thanks! Loved it.

    • Ava
      April 14, 2018

      Have you ever heard of Apple Cider Vinegar? If not, check out this infograph that has all the benefits of Apple Cider. Try to make it a part of your day!


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