“Not a single one of the tens of trillions of cells in the human body can be nourished and function properly if the digestive system is malfunctioning.” Tracy Harrison, PHD.
Functional Medicine doctors always consider gut issues as a root cause of ANY disease or illness.
Examples of Digestive Problems, Their Affects and Resulting Symptoms:
Dysfunction Affects Result
Low Stomach Acid Low Vitamin B12 Low energy, neuropathy, arterial inflammation
Low Stomach Acid Low Magnesium Constipation, GERD, Hypertension, Headaches
Low Stomach Acid Low Iron Anemia, Fatigue, Hypothyroid, Feeling cold and numb
Low Digestive Enzymes High Residue in gut Bloating, Gas, Fatigue, Constipation, Bacterial Overgrowth
Low Digestive Enzymes Low Tyrosine Hypothyroidism, Depression, Restless legs, ADHD/ADD
Bacterial Imbalance Poor essential fat absorption Dry Skin, Elevated Triglycerides, Depression, Anxiety
Bacterial Imbalance Poor Serotonin creation Constipation, Insomnia , Depression
There are just a few of the problems that can happen in your digestive tract and some of it happens just as you age. But the problems can also be triggered by medications, poor diet and toxin and/or infection exposure.
Cleaning up your diet, figuring out what foods are causing your body inflammation and taking appropriate supplements can be life and health altering measures. And this may me easier to do than you think.
For more information on digestive health – please consider buying my Ultimate Guide To Digestive Heatlh – link below.
Or you can click on the ebook reference at the top of this website.
The information in this book can be the answers you need to improve your digestion once and for all.