35. Top Gut Killers
Gut killers wipe out your healthy microbiome and create a long list of problems, including gas, bloating, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, leaky gut, headaches, joint pain, diarrhea, depression, and brain fog. In this episode, I share three common things people do to themselves that are wreaking havoc on their gut and health. But before I do, I want to make sure you understand the incredible world that lives in your belly.
Key Takeaways To Tune In For
[01:21] The intestine has a surface area of about 3,000 to over 4,000 Square feet
[02:46] Your intestines contain a massive amount of organisms
[04:18] What is intestinal dysbiosis and how it can affect you
[05:20] Symptoms of intestinal dysbiosis
[07:17] How medications can cause intestinal dysbiosis
[12:06] Food that can cause acid reflux
[13:04] How common medications such as ibuprofen and Tylenol cause intestinal problems
[16:00] How your diet controls your gut microbiome
[17:00] The best diet you can follow for a healthy gut
[18:00] How stress affects gut health
[19:10] Two categories of stress you should focus on
Resources talked about in this episode
- Blog mentioned – Top Gut Killers and What to Do About Them
Visit our social media for more information
Today I answer listeners’ questions. Frequently people reach out to me with health questions. And doing a Listener Q&A gives me a chance to answer those questions and share that with you, because typically if someone has a question, there are lots of people with the same question who simply haven’t asked it.
Diabetes is an epidemic. More than 10% of Americans have diabetes and one-third of adults have pre-diabetes. To demystify diabetes, today’s guest is Dr. Mona Morstein.
Stress has never been higher for people. The pandemic. Social isolation. Economic uncertainty. Our highly charged politics. So what are folks doing to pass the time and soothe their anxiety?