How To Improve Gut Health Naturally - Get Insight And Care From Ibs Clinics
Why is your gut health important?
How can you aid your gut health?
If you do want to drink a glass of red wine appears to have a beneficial effect on your gut microbes, a recent study suggests.
The gut-brain axis
Signs of gut health problems
When your gut is out of balance, it’s normally easy to tell. You’ll experience bloating, gas, diarrhoea, and stomach pain or nausea. happily some imbalances fix themselves after a short while. However, if they become chronic issues, they might require professional attention. As qualified nutritionists we can use tests
There is a long list of gut and intestinal complaints that lead people to consult their GP and complaints of this nature are very prevalent among the general population. These include the usual IBS symptoms like nausea, flatulence, constipation, bloating, incontinence, abdominal pain and cramps, appetite loss, weight drops, blood in stool, regurgitation, heartburn, food intolerance, and vomiting and diarrhea.
Primary gut diseases
What is irritable bowel syndrome?
Maintaining a good balance of gut bacteria is important to your overall health. People with a wide variety of good gut bacteria tend to be healthier. Healthy gut microbiota also includes a variety of prebiotic and probiotic organisms.
An IBS diagnosis results when:
- symptoms occur on at least three days a month for at least three months
- symptoms have first appeared within the 6 months before diagnosis
- a bowel movement relieves pain
- a change in frequency and appearance of stool relates to start of pain
Coeliac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s Disease (CD), Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Microscopic Colitis (MC)
CD, UC and MC are all inflammatory bowel disorders (IBDs). They affect the large intestine, but, CD has can also affect other parts of the digestive tract. These conditions cause heightened inflammatory conditions in the bowel. Untreated they can progress to poly or ulcers formation in the walls of the colon.
Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)
Sufferers of this autoimmune condition, experience widespread pain and a lowered pain threshold. They may also experience IBS-like symptoms.
IBS & gut conditions
We also help sufferers of other diseases of which IBS is often a concurrent condition. These include those listed above as well as Interstitial Cystitis, Restless Leg Syndrome, Acne Rosacea and others, take our gut health quiz to find out more.