3 Ways Gut Imbalance Contributes to Chronic Health Issues

Gut Imbalance & Chronic Disease

This is the final topic for this series, and I will be wrapping up the gut health series by discussing how an imbalanced and unhealthy gut can contribute to chronic disease and chronic inflammation. In this series I have talked in depth about the power the gut has on your overall health and well-being and how when you maintain a healthy and balanced gut microbiome your body benefits. Whereas, when you have an unhealthy gut microbiome a multitude of health issues, such as digestive health issues, skin health issues, cognitive issues, as well as issues with chronic health conditions.

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Gut Imbalance and Cognitive Health

Understanding the Connection

There is more being discovered about how the gut microbiome plays an important role in the health and well-being of the entire body. The gut microbiome is responsible for immunity, digestive health, protecting the body from inflammation, and maintaining brain health. While it’s a common concept that struggling with gut imbalance can cause issues with your digestive health and a decreased immune system to present itself. It’s not as widely understood how gut imbalances can impact the health and cognitive function of your brain. One of the causes that researchers are beginning to suspect as a possible reason as to how gut imbalance is affecting cognitive health is diet and nutrition.

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Heal Your Gut, Heal Your Skin

The Gut-Skin Connection

Having an imbalance in your gut affects more than just your digestive and immune health. You know that a majority of the foods that we eat and consume have an effect on the overall health of our skin. What if I tell you that the health of the gut also plays a role in skin health. Today, I am going to discuss rosacea and acne and how these conditions correlate with gut health and how to address these underlying issues. Continue reading “Heal Your Gut, Heal Your Skin”

4 Contributing Risk Factors of Gut Imbalance

Why Gut Health is Important

Gut health has become a popular topic and for good reason. Over the past few years, research has shown that having an unhealthy gut can contribute to a variety of different health conditions. From mental health, chronic disease, obesity, and digestive issues maintaining a balanced gut microbiome are important. So it should be no surprise that gut health plays a role in the aging process and learning how to avoid certain risk factors that contribute to an imbalance in the gut can improve overall health and decrease the development of chronic disease and health issues. Continue reading “4 Contributing Risk Factors of Gut Imbalance”