See us for leaky gut syndrome treatment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Maple Shade, New Jersey, Bala Cynwyd , Pennsylvania, and the surrounding areas. The Falcone Center for Functional and Cosmetic Medicine uses functional medicine to effectively treat leaky gut syndrome and other chronic medical conditions.
What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome?
Over the past few years, “leaky gut” has become a more prevalent medical condition. When someone is diagnosed with leaky gut syndrome, it means that a person’s intestinal walls have been weakened to the point that unwanted particles of food, toxins, and other chemicals are getting through the intestinal wall and into the bloodstream. This may lead to other more serious medical conditions. Leaky gut is also often the basis of several autoimmune disorders. Some symptoms include low energy, digestive issues, weight shifts, and migraines.
What Causes Leaky Gut Syndrome?
The exact cause of leaky gut syndrome is not clear, but some of the more issues that tend to facilitate it are the following:
- Quickly eating meals while working or on the run
- Low stomach acid
- Poor diet full of processed foods, sugar, meat, and other unhealthy food
- Some medications which are hard on the intestines
What Are the Symptoms of Leaky Gut Syndrome?
While shared with several other digestive disorders, the most common symptoms of leaky gut include the following:
- Low energy
- Weight fluctuations
- Digestive issues
- Abdominal cramping
- Severe fatigue
How Does Functional Medicine Treat Leaky Gut Syndrome?
With issues like leaky gut that are not embraced as a medical condition, traditional medicine tends to treat the symptoms rather than figure out why someone has this issue. Instead, with a functional medicine approach, doctors take the time to learn about the patient in terms of lifestyle, diet, and patient history to determine the cause of a leaky gut. At that point, we are able to effectively treat it so that the patient is back on the path to health.
What Is the Cost to Treat Leaky Gut Syndrome at the Falcone Center?
At the Falcone Center, the cost for treating patients in Philadelphia, PA, Maple Shade, NJ, and the surrounding area is based on the appointment. Deposit is due when scheduling initial appointment.
It is important to note that the Falcone Center does not accept insurance as it is considered an “out-of-network provider” by most major insurance plans. While we cannot file insurance claims on our patients’ behalf, we can easily provide them with receipts and the necessary paperwork to file for reimbursement. We suggest that our patients determine whether their plans cover functional medicine prior to making an appointment.
Why Should I Seek Treatment for Leaky Gut Syndrome at the Falcone Center?
The ability to successfully treat leaky gut syndrome often lies in the hands of a functional medicine practitioner. At the Falcone Center, our goal is to get to the root cause of illness by looking at all factors in an attempt to restore balance and health.
What Should I Do to Become a Patient at the Falcone Center?
Dr. Victoria Falcone, director of The Falcone Center for Functional and Cosmetic Medicine, is board certified in Family Medicine. She is licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a member of The Institute of Functional Medicine, The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), and The American Academy of Family Practice. Dr. Falcone offers a unique approach to health, wellness, and rejuvenation, helping men, women and children look and feel better both inside and out. Please call today to schedule your initial consultation!