Importance of a healthy gut to your overall health
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01. Dec. 2022

Importance of a healthy gut to your overall health

Health is important to live life to the fullest and our Gut is the foundation of everything. When a person has Healthy Gut leads a healthy lifestyle. Your body remains healthy and your mind is active. How do you improve your gut? How does it impact your overall health? Let’s find out in this article

Healthy Gut is equals to High Immunity

Good Gut health occurs when you have a balance between the good and bad bacteria in your digestive system. In fact, 80% of your immune system is in the Gut, and the majority of your body’s serotonin is, too. This means if your Gut is healthy, then your immune system and hormones function well, and you will fell less sick.

For the same reason, Hetero healthcare comes up with a campaign GUT SAHI TOH HEALTH SAHI… That means 'if your Gut is not Sahi, Your Health is not Sahi'.

State of our Gut

There are around 40 trillion bacteria in your body, most of which is found in your Gut which are known as Gut microbiome. They are very much important for our overall health. However, certain types of bacteria in our intestines can also contribute to many diseases.

An unhealthy Gut can cause various GI-related problems like gas / bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and even indigestion, heartburn, acid reflux, or GERD. Any of these symptoms are a sign of an unhealthy gut

Factors affecting the Gut Health

Various signs contribute to unhealthy Gut are as follows

  • Stress
  • Little Sleep
  • Poor Nutrition
  • Antibiotics and Antacids regular use
  • High sugar diet

This in turn may affect other aspects of your health, such as

  • Immune function
  • Hormone level
  • Weight
  • Development of disease
How to improve your Gut health?
  • Exercise: Science suggests people who are more physically active tend to have healthier Guts, which supports good immune health, digestion, and even mood.
  • Healthy Diet: Consume mostly fresh, unprocessed and clean foods. Processed foods are broken down more easily into sugar, which can negatively impact your digestive health
  • Eat smaller and Frequent Meal: It simplifies the work of the Gut to digest and absorb vitamins and minerals from the food when we go for small frequent meals
  • Manage your stress level: Meditation can help to improve gut health as well as manages stress, anxiety and depression
  • Probiotics: Probiotics for gut health works by increasing the number of good bacteria in your Gut. Yogurt, fermented tea, fermented dairy drinks are all good sources of probiotics.
  • Drink plenty of water: Drinking plenty of water may be linked to increased diversity of bacteria in the Gut, though the source of the water also matters. One 2022 study also found that people who drank more water had less of a type of bacteria that can cause gastrointestinal infections
  • Limit alcohol and caffeine: Drinking too much alcohol and caffeinated beverages can cause or worsen digestive symptoms
  • Consulting Doctor: When you face Gut related problems regularly, it is always advisable to see a Doctor

A healthy Gut leads to a healthy lifestyle. Hetero Healthcare initiated GUT SAHI TOH HEALTH SAHI campaign

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