End digestive issues for good and gain control over your health

End digestive issues for good and gain control over your health

Our modern diet and lifestyle are linked to a variety of digestive issues. Your digestive system’s health is closely tied to the food you eat, the exercise you get, and your overall stress levels. Follow these tips to gain control over your health by healing your digestion system.

Controlling cravings

Cravings are caused by a variety of physiological factors – not just willpower — control cravings by making smart decisions about your lifestyle. Increasing exercise and reducing stress will have a positive effect on your digestive system – and your cravings.

Boost your bacteria

(the right kind!)

An imbalance in gut bacteria can cause health problems, including constipation, irritable bowel, or metabolic syndrome.

The types and amounts of bacteria in your gut are linked to your likelihood of developing diabetes, obesity, depression, and even cancer. A healthy diet and active lifestyle can dramatically improve the overall health of your gut.

Address the causes of leaky gut

Lectin, gluten, and sugar can affect the bacteria in your gut, increase inflammation in your intestines, and even lead to micro-tears that cause the symptoms of leaky gut – thyroid issues, fatigue, joint pain, and food sensitivities.

Removing the foods that cause leaky gut and rebalancing your gut bacteria can make a massive impact on your overall health.

Healthy gut, healthy brain

Some of the most common gut and digestive system issues related to stress are heartburn, abdominal cramping, and bloating.

By reducing your stress with a combination of exercise, diet, and chiropractic care, you give your gut the best opportunity to stay balanced and happy.

Our digestive health isn’t just about what we put into our mouths – it’s a critical factor in our overall health and well-being.

By Dr. Bryen A. Bell, a Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician with over 20 years of professional experience. Contact Dr. Bell at True Potential Chiropractic family care facility. Call 503-574-4872 or visit tpcportland.com.