6 Factors that cause Gut Dysbiosis

Updated: May 27

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From acid reflux and many other common digestion issues.

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These are some common symptoms linked to different digestion issues:

-Brain fog, anxiety, depression

-Fatigue, low energy

-Gas or Bloating

-Cramping or Urgency

-Food sensitivities

-Carbohydrate Intolerance

*Are common symptoms linked to Leaky gut, SIBO disorder, Yeast Overgrowth, and Fatty Liver Disease.

The 6 Factors linked ton Gut Dysbiosis are:

1. Stress-Shifts bacterial populations. Over-exercising causes stress on the body.

2.Illness/Infection Medications and Antibiotics disrupt the gut flora

3.Aging- Gut flora changes with age, snowball effect from various medications, lifestyle, etc.

4. Antibiotics & Other Medications-Antibiotics destroy healthy bacteria, along with disease-causing bacteria. Incomplete antibiotic courses will allow antibiotic-resistant populations to overgrow. Acid-blocking medications and NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen and aspirin) can also impact gut flora.

5. Alcohol-Can leads to liver disease by promoting leaky gut, which is a breakdown of the intestinal wall allowing bacteria to migrate to the liver tissue. Encourages bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine.

6.Poor Diet-Sugar, Canned food, Processed food, Hormones, and Additives in food.

As Health Coaches we provide the information. So you have awareness in your lifestyle habits and a wiser approach to making healthy habits.

Have a wonderful week!

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