Is it possible to start heart disease in the Gut?

Updated: May 14

An unhealthy intestine is the last understated way to overexpress small, dense LDL particles in the body. In the sanctuary of our intestines, there is a particular bacterial population. These bacteria are usually friendly and invisibly improve our lives. But bacterial fragments may be 'blended' into our circulation when we neglect to keep their habitat in check, causing significant problems.


Lipopolysaccharide (LPS), also known as bacterial endotoxin (internal toxin), is a standard bacterial component. This endotoxin is kept safe in your intestines under normal circumstances, much like the corrosive hydrochloric acid in your stomach. However, unlike the stomach, the lower GI tract is where nutrients are actively transported. This is a reasonably selective system, but the hindrance to controlling these transacti