• Heavy metals destroy the gut and immune system. It’s like shoveling the sidewalk while it’s still snowing as it doesn’t destroy the gut directly, but indirectly through biochemistry disruption and poor DNA/RNA synthesis. In the case of mercury, it will cause candida to overgrow. It also does damage to the nervous system which then causes the vagus nerve to perform poorly. This results in slow bowel motility, which causes SIBO.
Heavy metals cause a myriad of issues in many indirect ways.
• Heavy metals and gut biome
• Studies on zeolites and leaky gut https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26500463/
Can TRS help to improve or heal my gut by removing the toxins?
TRS successfully detoxifies heavy metals, glyphosate and mold. Also it seems zeolite binds histamines providing another way to neutralize excess histamines in the gastrointestinal tract. Zeolite is a natural substance, that has a honeycomb-like structure. It absorbs into its pores, selective ingredients including excess histamine.
The human body is designed to process or deactivate histamines by using diamine oxidase enzymes to alter histamines so they cannot be reabsorbed in the intestinal mucosa.
Diamine oxidase (DAO) enzymes in the intestinal tracts chemically alter histamines or deactivate them so they cannot be reabsorbed and circulate throughout the body. However, that process is limited because when there is too little diamine oxidase being made, or too many histamines circulating, the body cannot keep up with demand.
However, Zeolite jumps over that limitation. It simply binds up histamine in the gastrointestinal tract, hides histamine away from the body in its porous cavities, and directly eliminates it via the stool. It bypasses the DAO, HNMT, and MAO regulatory systems altogether. As it works on the gastrointestinal tracts it does not address histamine in the blood which is a marker of methylation issues.
Here are just a few of the ways that zeolite has been found to help histamine degradation.
High Histamine Foods – Digested histamines are strongly bound to zeolite when zeolite is consumed within 30 minutes of food. Indeed, studies show that up to 82% of ingested histamines are bound.
Alcohol – A small human study has demonstrated that zeolite significantly reduces the effects of alcohol consumption (but not blood alcohol levels).
Diamine Oxidase – A small animal study found zeolite was protective of diamine oxidase levels and intestinal barrier function.
Leaky Gut – A substantial human study of zeolite supplementation found a 30% improvement in zonulin (a marker of intestinal integrity). There was no significant change in the status of key nutrients. A 2017 animal study, also found that zeolite resulted in significant improvements in the gut villus (height, perimeter, section area) in the gut mucosa. There is evidence that zeolite reinforces or coats the mucosal barrier to protect it from the toxic effects of drugs and toxins.
Digestive Enzymes – The same 2017 animal study, found that there was a significant increase in digestive enzymes and nutrient absorption.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Leaky gut is thought to be a crucial step in the development of inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. A 2018 animal study, found that zeolite reduced gut inflammation and that an inflamed gut can be exposed to zeolite for a prolonged period without it being absorbed into the cells.
Mast-cells – The outer cell wall of gram-negative bacteria contains pro-inflammatory lipopolysaccharides which are known to activate mast-cells. In an animal study, zeolite acted as an anti-inflammatory, preventing lipopolysaccharides from stimulating a variety of inflammatory markers, and regulating the immune system.
Influence of CLINOPTILOLITE and MANC® on the natural balance of micro nutrients, FEB-03-2016.
“Your body is amazingly resilient, and removing the metals frees up the body to heal itself. In this study, they found that leaking gut was improved by just detoxing heavy metals:
CONCLUSIONS: Twelve weeks of zeolite supplementation exerted beneficial effects on intestinal wall integrity as indicated via decreased concentrations of the tight junction modulator zonulin. This was accompanied by mild anti-inflammatory effects in this cohort of aerobically trained subjects.
“This trial is cool too, on zeolites for Irritable Bowel Sydrome: https://www.ajol.info/…/article/viewFile/152595/142181
“The effects of an artificially enhanced clinoptilolite in patients with irritable bowel syndrome”
Metals, pesticides, and other harmful chemicals can be metabolized by healthy gut bacteria, causing a pronounced toxic effect on the system. TRS removes metals, pesticides, and other toxins, which allows the healthy microbiota to recolonize the gut and also keeps the healthy bacteria from metabolizing and worsening toxic load. https://www.nature.com/articles/npjbiofilms20163
“TRS removes the heavy metals so the body can heal itself”
TRS can help gut health.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26500463/