[vc_row height=”auto” width=”full” color_scheme=”custom” us_bg_color=”#bababa” us_text_color=”#666666″ us_bg_overlay_color=”rgba(175,175,175,0.1)” bg_type=”image” parallax_style=”vcpb-vz-jquery” bg_image_new=”id^5843|url^http://www.fitzwilliamfoodtest.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/flame_bg.jpeg|caption^null|alt^null|title^flame_bg|description^null” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” disable_on_mobile_img_parallax=”disable_on_mobile_img_parallax_value” enable_overlay=”enable_overlay_value” overlay_color=”#a0a0a0″ el_class=”container” css=”.vc_custom_1486211118010{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-right: 30px !important;padding-bottom: 150px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][us_single_image image=”5895″ size=”medium” align=”center” el_class=”vc_col-md-10 vc_col-md-offset-1″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”small”][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”About Hidden Inflammation” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center|line_height:50px” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Fitzwilliam Food Test clinic highlights the fact when a microbe or virus enters your body your defences destroy them by a process known as inflammation. Once the invading microbes are killed, the inflammation process begins shutting down. However, sometimes this process does not shut down properly and a low grade inflammation remains permanently switched on.

Fitzwilliam Food Test clinic is particularly focused upon hidden (low grade) inflammation because it is perhaps the most dangerous and for many years beforehand, it lurks silently below the surface, going completely undetected. It shows no obvious symptoms but is slowly and insidiously wearing down its victim. Ultimately it triggers conditions such as coronary heart disease, obesity, hardening of the blood vessels, memory loss / confusion, diabetes and it can trigger general INFLAMMATION throughout the body.

The conditions listed are classed under the heading “Autoimmune Disease” – the body is attacking and destroying itself. Fitzwilliam Food Test clinic is focused upon highlighting the fact that all of these conditions are rooted in the destructive force of INFLAMMATION. This is a process whereby the body “incinerates” itself.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][us_single_image image=”5760″ size=”full” align=”center”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”auto” el_class=”vc_col-md-8 vc_col-md-offset-2″][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”Autoimmune Diseases” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][us_separator type=”invisible”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”auto” us_bg_overlay_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.2)” bg_type=”image” el_class=”vc_col-md-8 vc_col-md-offset-2″][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”What is the cause of Autoimmune Disease?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”small” el_class=”vc_col-md-8 vc_col-md-offset-2″][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Autoimmune disease is commonly triggered when gut toxins seep through a porous intestinal wall into the bloodstream.

[/vc_column_text][us_separator type=”invisible” size=”small”][vc_column_text]Fitzwillliam Food Test explains that in cases of autoimmune disease, the immune system is being triggered into an “attack” response but this response gets out of control and starts attacking and destroying its own body tissues. This “over-kill” response is caused by undigested food proteins and gut toxins leaking through a damaged intestinal wall and seeping into the bloodstream.

The gut wall has the vital function of containing all the digestive waste and toxins within the gut. However, this wall is only one layer of epithelial cells thick and is easily damaged.

In many cases, leakage through this gut wall marks the beginning of chronic hidden (low grade) inflammation and the autoimmune diseases listed above.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][us_single_image image=”5741″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text]

In many cases, leakage through this gut wall marks the beginning of the autoimmune diseases listed above.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”small” el_class=”vc_col-md-8 vc_col-md-offset-2″][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”How Does the Gut wall become Porous and Start to Leak?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Fitzwilliam Food Test clinic informs us that several factors such as long term use of anti inflammatory drugs and stress can damage the tight junctions in the gut wall.

Additionally, undigested foods arriving in the intestines disrupt the healthy balance of gut bacteria (microbiome) encouraging unhealthy, potentially toxic strains of bacteria.

This disruption of the gut microbiome will exacerbate gut permeability problems.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Ultimately, undigested food proteins and other gut toxins begin to seep through this damaged gut wall into the bloodstream triggering AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE.

The classic symptoms of Toxic Gut are:

  • Bloating
  • Flatulence
  • Symptoms of Irritable bowel

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The diagram NORMAL is one of an intact intestinal wall which does not allow any of the gut contents to infiltrate into the bloodstream and come into contact with the internal workings of the immune system.

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The ABNORMAL diagram shows a porous intestinal wall where the toxins from the gut have made their way into the bloodstream. The immune system responds to this invasion by producing attack IgG antibodies against these toxins.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]These IgG antibodies initiate the INFLAMMATION response. The antibodies cluster together to form “immune complexes” to intensify the INFLAMMATION response and are deposited in organs and body tissues.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][us_separator type=”invisible” size=”small”][vc_column_text]

This deposition is a prominent feature of many of the autoimmune diseases listed. These “immune complexes” intensify the inflammation response by activating additional immune defence pathways. Escalation of this response leads to AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”auto” el_class=”vc_col-md-8 vc_col-md-offset-2″][vc_column][us_separator type=”invisible”][vc_custom_heading text=”The Low Grade Inflammation Test (hs-CRP Test)” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][us_single_image image=”5652″ size=”full” onclick=”custom_link” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fitzwilliamfoodtest.com%2Fshop%2Flow-grade-inflammation-test%2F|||”][us_btn text=”Buy Now” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fitzwilliamfoodtest.com%2Fshop%2Flow-grade-inflammation-test%2F|||” color=”blue” align=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]At Fitzwilliam Food Test we check for the presence of CRP inflammatory markers in your blood. The “high sensitivity” version of this test is specially calibrated to measure the background, hidden (low grade) inflammation CRP markers and is referred to as a “hs-CRP test”. Many of the most recent publications indicate that this type of inflammation is one of the primary driving forces behind chronic disease.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

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In addition to the specialist clinic services, Fitzwilliam Food Test Clinic also offers clients the option of this same hidden (low grade) inflammation test as a mail order test kit.

Only a few pinprick drops of blood from your finger are required to do the analysis. The test kit will pass through a standard letter box.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”small” el_class=”vc_col-md-8 vc_col-md-offset-2″][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Is This a Food Intolerance Issue? ” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Fitzwilliam Food Test clinic is a specialist diagnostic clinic for food intolerance. When undigested foods arrive in the intestines they trigger the production of food specific IgG antibodies and this in turn triggers a whole spectrum of food intolerance associated conditions.

These undigested foods are unwelcome visitors because they disrupt the delicate balance between the good and bad bacteria within the gut.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]These undigested foods feed the toxic intestinal bacteria. They metabolise this waste leading to the production of foul smelling gas and wind.

It is easy to understand how this toxic environment could exacerbate a gut permeability issue leading to chronic hidden (low grade) inflammation and all of the associated health problems..[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”small” el_class=”vc_col-md-8 vc_col-md-offset-2″][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Why are these Immune Antibodies Attacking Tissues & Organ Systems?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The immune system initially produces these auto-antibodies to attack and destroy the undigested food proteins and gut toxins seeping through the intestinal wall.

However, cross reactions can occur as the antibody recognises not only the undigested food for which it was originally formed, but also other cells which look similar.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]So if the gut toxin and some body tissue (organ systems) share some molecules that are very similar, the antibody can begin an attack upon these tissues or organs.

This phenomenon of “cross reaction” is well established scientific fact. It is the basis of autoimmune disease and a message which we at Fitzwilliam Food Test have been highlighting for many years now.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”small” el_class=”vc_col-md-8 vc_col-md-offset-2″][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Treating the Root Cause Of Inflammation
” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The standard medical treatment for autoimmune and inflammatory disease is prolonged courses of steroids to dampen the inflammation. But this is only treating the symptoms and not getting at the root cause.

Additionally, there are side effects associated with long term use of steroids.

Fitzwilliam Food Test clinic emphasises that the root of the problem is a gut permeability issue. That our best defence against this is to maintain thriving colonies of healthy gut bacteria[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Undigested foods (food intolerance and associated IgG antibodies) arriving in the intestines will disrupt the gut microbiome and exacerbate the leaky gut syndrome.

If you are suffering with autoimmune disease and specifically if you are suffering with issues such as:

  • Bloating
  • Flatulence
  • Symptoms of Irritable bowel

You need to check if you have hidden (low grade) inflammation and/or food intolerance issues.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X9B5XeB6M4″ video_title=”1″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9vRMrS6QEQ&t=35s ” video_title=”1″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”auto”][vc_column][us_cta title=”Follow the link for more details about these tests” color=”custom” bg_color=”#d7d7d7″ text_color=”#fdb625″ btn_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fitzwilliamfoodtest.com%2Fservices%2Flow-grade-inflammation-testing%2F|||” btn_label=”Learn More” btn_color=”red”][/us_cta][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row height=”auto” width=”full” us_bg_overlay_color=”#adadad” css=”.vc_custom_1482249734623{margin-top: 20px !important;margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text]

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