Is your gut calling out for help?

Recognize the signs of an unhealthy gut. Do you exhibit the below symptoms?

  1. Frequent tummy upsets

Tummy disturbances such as like gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea are signs of an unhealthy gut. A balanced gut will be able to process food better and get rid of waste in an efficient manner.

  1. Skin irritation

 Skin condition such as eczema could be due to several reasons, one of which could be a damaged gut. Studies have shown that people with eczema have different bacteria in their gut compared to people without eczema. It has been suggested that changing the mix of gut bacteria or reducing inflammation in the gut help reduce eczema symptoms.

  1. Fatigue

A study conducted in 2017 found that people with chronic fatigue syndrome may have imbalances in their gut bacteria. The study found distinct differences in gut bacteria in chronic fatigue syndrome patients compared to healthy people.

  1. Food allergies or sensitivities

If you suffer from food intolerances such as gluten or dairy, this could be a sign of a leaky gut. In people with leaky gut, the intestinal barrier becomes permeable, and large protein molecules could escape into the bloodstream. When this happens, the body reacts by mounting an immune response towards the escaped molecules and this immune response shows up as food intolerances