Do you have problems with your gut? The gut also known as the gastrointestinal tract is involved in processing the food that we eat.
Below are the main causes of bowel problems:
A. When you have anxiety and stress
Stress can cause pain and problems in the gut. There are parts in our body that shut down when we are stressed. Our digestion is affected. When you are stressed your gut will not properly function or shut down and as a result it can cause constipation and diarrhea. You should avoid being stressed. Getting enough sleep on a regular basis can prevent stress.
B. When you lack exercise
Your digestive system will not properly function if you do not exercise on a regular basis. You should exercise regularly 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. When you have a healthy weight then you will have a good 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 intolerance with different food then 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 this problem then you should avoid eating it.
D. When you have IBS
Medical experts are still not aware with the causes of IBS. People usually have IBS when their are problems with the communication of the brain and digestive system. Having IBS can really cause uncomfort. High fatty foods, alcohol, spicy foods and caffeine can cause IBS. Today, there are medication that can restore the bowel. Make sure that you eat probiotic food.
E. When you have a bad diet
You will have an unhealthy stomach and gut when you eat and drink food that are unhealthy. Processed foods are the main causes of these kinds of problems. You will also have a bad digestive system if you eat too much sugar. Bad bacteria eat sugar and if their are bad bacteria on your intestines it will be inflamed and you will have a leaky gut. Softdrinks are not good for you since it consist of a high sugar content. It is really important that you have a very healthy diet. It is better if you drink fresh fruit juices and try to avoid drinking soft drinks. Drink a lot of water in a daily basis.