Symptoms

The following symptoms or disorders may be associated with GAP (Gut and Psychology / Physiology) Syndrome.

One or two symptoms in isolation doesn’t necessarily mean you have GAPS.

But if you have a range of them, plus the family health history that pre-disposes people to GAPS, chances are you’re affected by gut dysfunction.

~addMental & Psychological

  • Autism / Aspergers (ASD)
  • ADD (attention deficit disorder)
  • Hyperactivity, ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
  • Dyslexia, other learning issues
  • Dyspraxia (extreme clumsiness)
  • Brain fog
  • Anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Depression, bi-polar
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance abuse

Social & Behavioural

  • Behavioral problems
  • Socialisation problems
  • Difficulties making friends
  • Lack of empathy
  • Timid
  • Lack of self confidence

Eating & Nutrition

  • Celiac disease
  • Gluten and/or casein intolerance
  • Food allergies or sensitivities
  • Malnutrition, nutritional deficiencies
  • Fussy eater
  • Will only eat limited range of foods
  • Holding food in mouth for long periods
  • Anorexia
  • Cravings (sugar, starch, etc)
  • Pica (persistent and compulsive cravings to eat nonfood items such as dirt)

~toiletDigestion & elimination

  • Constipation / Infrequency / Holding on
  • Diarrhoea
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Gas or Bloating
  • Acid reflux, heartburn
  • Leaky gut
  • Abdominal ache or pain, nausea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Crohns disease, ulcerative colitis
  • Colic
  • Bed wetting
  • Cystitis

See the Stool Issues page for more information.

~allergiesEnvironmental

  • Chemical sensitivities / MCS
  • Respiratory sensitivities eg hayfever
  • Asthma
  • Eczema, psoriasis, skin issues
  • Gut dysbioisis / Candida / yeast overgrowth
  • Recurring thrush, athlete‚Äôs foot
  • Headaches

~earachePhysiological

  • Failure to thrive
  • Recurring earaches/ infections
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Adrenal gland disorders
  • Low functioning thyroid
  • Sleep disorders
  • Menstrual or premenstrual issues
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Blood sugar problems:
    • Type 1 Diabetes
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Hyper / hypoglycemia
    • Metabolic syndrome
  • Autoimmune diseases:
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Ankylosing spondilitis
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Lupus
    • Multiple sclerosis
  • Seizures / epilepsy
  • Pyrrole disorder
  • Cystic fibrosis

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