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Here Are the Reasons Why You Are Having Problems With Your Gut

Are you having problems with your gut? The gut also called the gastrointestinal tract and this processes the food that we eat.

Below are the reasons you have bowel problems:

A. When you have anxiety and stress

Stress can really cause problems in your gut. There are parts in our body that shut down when we are stressed. One example is our digestion. When you are stressed your gut will not properly function or shut down and as a result it can cause constipation and diarrhea. It is important that you avoid being stressed. It is important that you get enough sleep on a daily basis.

B. When you lack exercise

Your digestive system will not properly function if you do not exercise on a regular basis. You need to exercise on a regular basis so the food that you eat will move through the gut and it can also increase the antibodies that improves our immunity from bacteria. When you are immune from different kinds of bacteria or viruses then you can avoid having an upset stomach. Having a healthy weight improves your digestive system.

C. When you have food intolerance

Food intolerance can cause problems in the gut. The most common food allergies are celiac and lactose intolerance. Celiac is allergy to wheat and lactose intolerance is allergy to milk. When you have food intolerance you will experience constipation, stomach cramps or diarrhea. If you do not know the type of food that cause these problems then you should make a list of the food that you eat on a daily basis. Once you have determined the cause of these kinds of problem then you should avoid eating it.

D. When you have IBS

Medical experts are still not aware with the causes of IBS. The brain has problems in communicating with the digestive system and this is can lead to IBS. Having IBS can really cause uncomfort. High fatty foods, alcohol, spicy foods and caffeine can trigger IBS. Today, there are medication that can restore the bowel. Make sure that you eat probiotic food.

E. When you have a bad diet

Nowadays, there are different types of drinks and food that can make your gut and stomach unhealthy. Processed foods are the main causes of these kinds of problems. Eating too much sugar has a bad effect on your digestive system. Bad bacteria feed on sugar and if they are located in your intestines they will cause inflammation. Softdrinks are also bad for your gut since they have a high sugar content. You should avoid these foods and you change your diet. Try to avoid drinking sodas and you should be drink fresh fruit juices. You must drink a lot of water everyday.