Digestion affects Your Hormones and Weight Gain

Stress, poor diet choices, toxins, medication and other factors contributes to poor digestive health and if left untreated, chronic digestive problems can develop due to a leaky gut.

You have leaky gut when the integrity of your gut lining is compromised resulting in bacteria, toxins, food particles to leak out from your gut into the bloodstream causing havoc to your immune system, hormones, weight and trigger inflammation, allergy and autoimmune disease.

Millions of people living with digestive issues are unaware that over-time, chronic digestive issues can lead to many chronic health problems (autoimmune diseases including Alzheimer's) which can lead to severe hormonal problems.

Here are some of the signs that you may have digestive issues:

  • Acid reflux
  • Bloating
  • Burping
  • Gas
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Loose stool
  • Food particles in your stool
  • Food allergies

Read about symptoms of a leaky gut.

How does your gut affect your hormones?

Mood and Sleep hormones - Recent study shows that 80% - 90% of seratonin (happy hormone) and melatonin (sleep hormone) are manufactured in the gut. A leaky gut can affect the production of hormones in your body causing depression and difficulty sleeping.