Posts tagged gut health

A few years back when I was first diagnosed with adrenal fatigue, my entire body was of all sorts, even my gut, and digestive tract. I was constantly bloated and swollen and I seemed to react to foods that I once was able to eat.

I was a complete mess, physically and emotionally. It is quite amazing and frightening at the same how your body works and how all the different organs are connected. It has taken me a long time and a lot of effort to restore my health again.

This is why I am so passionate about working in this industry. I want to teach you about how the body works and about flexible dieting. I don't know if you saw it, but the other day I talked about your thyroid and how it may affect your metabolism and health. Today, I’d like to talk about your gut and why it is so important that you look after it.

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You may be trying to eat well and exercises or even follow a nutrition plan and training regime to an absolute Tee, but no matter what you do the weight just des not seem to want to budge. Instead, you find yourself getting crazy food cravings, you are frazzled, emotional, tired, stressed, even when life is peachy in other aspects.

Sound familiar? So many women complain about symptoms like this and talk about it with their girlfriends as an accepted norm, however even though symptoms are very varied, they may be an indication that there is an imbalance of hormones happening.

Hormone imbalance in women can come about for many reasons such as yo-yo dieting, lack of sleep, stress, pollutants, chemicals, poor nutrition to name a few. And in many cases (particularly from my own experience) imbalanced hormones generally go unnoticed and cause determent to your body under the radar, in many cases, doctors will dismiss any underlying issue without any diagnosis. 

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