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How Stress Wreaks Havoc on Your Gut -- And What to Do About It

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  • Chronic stress results in alterations in your brain-gut connection, which can cause or worsen numerous gastrointestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies, GERD and more
  • The stress response contributes to a number of detrimental events in your gut, including changes in gastrointestinal secretions, negative effects on intestinal microflora and an increase in intestinal permeability
  • Increasingly, scientific evidence shows that nourishing your gut flora with the friendly bacteria known as probiotics is extremely important for proper brain function, and that includes psychological well-being and mood control
  • Stress-reduction tools used in combination with dietary approaches to heal and support your gut can help improve your overall health on both physical and emotional levels

By Dr. Mercola

All of your feelings create physiological changes, and stress is no exception.


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