Poor Digestion and The Pyroluria Connection
Many people believe that Pyroluria and Pyrrole Disorder are a genetic, life-long condition that is only treatable with supplementation. This may be the case for some sufferers, but for most, lifestyle factors such as; stress, an unhealthy diet, nutritional deficiencies and poor digestion function contribute to Pyroluria and exacerbate many of the symptoms.
Poor digestion can be identified as an array of symptoms, including constipation, diarrhoea, bloating, smelly or excessive gas, abdominal pain or a different coloured stool other than brown. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colitis and Crohn's disease are conditions that contribute to and cause poor digestion.
An unhealthy digestive system leads to; intestinal inflammation, Dysbiosis, malabsorption and Leaky Gut Syndrome, all of which contribute to increasing the chemical hydroxyhemopyrrolin-2-one (HPL), which causes the excessive excretion of zinc and vitamin B6. HPL is the chemical measured in a Pyroluria Test, and elevated levels confirm Pyroluria and Pyrrole Disorder.
Improve Digestive Health and Reverse Pyroluria
The first step in healing and improving digestive health is to change your diet and eat a greater array of plant-based foods. Less emphasis should be placed on the man-made, sugar-ladened, white flour, preservative rich-foods. Foods high in zinc, vitamin B6 and biotin can be found on our blog, The Connection Between Diet, Pyroluria and Pyrrole Disorder.
The second step is to improve digestive health. At Vitality and Wellness, we offer two options. The first is for those who want the individual care of a naturopathic practitioner helping them improve their digestive issues; we offer phone, Skype or in-clinic consultations. Our second option is for the people who prefer to go it alone and follow a successful well-designed treatment strategy; for this, we offer our Digestive Detox Pack full of necessary nutritional supplements, treatment plan and lifestyle advice.
Hopefully, this article, 'Weak Digestive Function Can Aggravate Pyroluria and Pyrrole Disorder', has provided an insight into why a nutrient-rich, natural diet is essential in helping treat and improve Pyroluria and Pyrrole Disorder. If it did, please leave a comment or share on social media.
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