The gut is an important part of the human digestive system. It ensures that the body absorbs the necessary nutrients for good health. When the gut is working properly, there is a healthy balance of bacteria that assists your body in processing and obtaining energy from the foods you eat, clearing toxins, fighting disease, and improving your mood.
However, our unhealthy lifestyle and eating habits frequently contribute to poor gut health. Many factors have an impact on gut health, resulting in symptoms such as diarrhoea, constipation, loose stools, gas, bloating, and abdominal pain. Furthermore, your gut health can have an impact on your mood and overall well-being.
Food intolerances: A lack of good bacteria in the gut may cause food intolerances. You may have a food intolerance if you have difficulty digesting certain foods. Symptoms include bloating, gas, diarrhoea, nausea, and abdominal pain.
Increased Skin Irritation: Gut inflammation caused by a poor diet or food allergies can cause the gut to leak more proteins into the body, irritating the skin and leading to eczema.
Sleeping problems in general: An unhealthy gut is frequently to blame for not being able to sleep soundly. Bacteria or inflammation can disrupt your sleep. Fatigue can result from insomnia caused by an unhealthy gut. As a result, if you have bacteria or inflammation in your gut, your sleep may suffer.
Headaches and gut health may be linked, especially if you experience nausea or vomiting when you have a migraine.
Health Issues: Certain “bad” gut bacteria may cause thyroid, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and other autoimmune conditions. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above, it is time to see a doctor. The following are some suggestions for improving an unhealthy gut: