Inflammation and Gut Health - Why It Matters [Infographic]

Inflammation, IBS, IBD, SIBO, Stress, Leaky Gut, Leaky Brain, Chronic
Disease - Infographic from Cultivated Wellbeing

If you are following health news, you know there is lots of talk about the human microbiome and gut health.  Recent and ongoing scientific studies are finding all kinds of connections between gut heath, chronic inflammation and a variety of chronic diseases.

Some leading physicians and researchers have suggested that gut health is, in fact, the key to nearly all other body systems.  (Reminds us of the ancient teachings of Ayurveda).

This infographic from Cultivated Wellbeing illustrates connections between inflammation, leaky gut, gut dysbiosis (IBS/IBD), small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), stress, leaky brain, autoimmune disease, chronic immune response, allergies, insomnia, metabolic syndrome, anxiety and depression.

The key takeaway is that gut health appears to play a critical role in health as it is thought that a chronically inflamed gut can lead or contribute to the diseases mentioned in the infographic as well as a whole host of other health-related issues, including chronic fatigue, joint pain, weight gain, and obesity,

Infographic Source

To view a larger version of this infographic and for more information on gut health, how to heal the gut, and the relationship between gut health and weight, please visit Why Gut Health Matters - Cultivated Wellbeing.


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