A Viewpoint on the Leaky Gut Syndrome to Treat Allergic Asthma: A Novel Opinion

Farshchi, M. K. and Azad, F. J. and Salari, R. and Mirsadraee, M. and Anushiravani, M. (2017) A Viewpoint on the Leaky Gut Syndrome to Treat Allergic Asthma: A Novel Opinion. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 22 (3). pp. 378-380.

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Abstract

Asthma is a common respiratory disease characterized by airway inflammation, airway hyperreactivity, and reversible airflow obstruction. Despite current treatments, the prevalence of asthma has increased markedly over decades. According to the theories proposed to explain the pathophysiology of autoimmune diseases in integrative medicine, leaky gut syndrome is a phenomenon of increased intestinal permeability due to the disruption of tight junctions and is thought to be related to many chronic diseases, such as food intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, and other autoimmune disease. One of the classical approaches used by integrative physicians to treat leaky gut syndrome is to repair intestinal permeability to prevent allergic cascade. Due to several mechanisms that have been mentioned in the protective effects of plant gums and plantain family seeds on the intestinal epithelium, we can propose an effective management for leaky gut syndrome to treat asthma. © 2016, © The Author(s) 2016.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By :3 Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Anushiravani, M.; School of Persian and Complementary Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical SciencesIran; email: anushiravanim@mums.ac.ir
Uncontrolled Keywords: asthma leaky gut syndrome plant gum
Subjects: WF Respiratory System
WI Digestive System
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib3 lib3
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2020 09:08
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2020 09:08
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/16816

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