Improve Your Gastrointestinal Health To Start Getting Better

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You probably didn’t know that sinusitis is indirectly caused by your poor gastrointestinal health. Now that you know, you can reverse it by improving your intestinal health.

Detoxification Is More Than Just Colon Cleansing

When we talk about detoxification, most people think about cleaning out the colon. Not wrong, but there is much more to detoxification than just “cleaning out the colon”.

This may not be the most “sexy” topic but a quick understanding of this pathway (your gastrointestinal tract) will help you prevent so many diseases. And if you want to take it a step further, it may even help reverse some symptoms that you may already have. And you never even knew that these symptoms are due to your poor gastrointestinal health.

Everyone enjoys eating, but most people never give a thought about their intestinal health until there is a problem or until a chronic/degenerative condition has developed. Those who choose to ignore constipation and hearing lies that “having a bowel movement once a week is normal” are just asking for trouble.

Anatomy Of Our Gastrointestinal Tract

Many people are surprised to hear how long our gastrointestinal tract really is. Yes, it can be up to 30 feet long in an adult male. The gastrointestinal tract is like our piping/sewage system in our body that cannot afford to get clogged up. Once clogged up, we face a lot of trouble to our health.

It is said that the early death of a person begins in his colon (gut). Let’s have an understanding of the anatomy of our gastrointestinal tract so that we know how our food intake travels from the moment it enters our mouth and the whole process till it gets eliminated at the the other end. Be wary if evacuation takes longer than it should be. It means trouble!

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Symptoms and Conditions Of Poor Gastrointestinal Health

Most people with chronic constipation is bound to have one or more of these symptoms and conditions that have developed over time, due to poor gastrointestinal health:

  • Colitis
  • Colon / rectal cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Intestinal polyps
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Gassy stomach, flatulence or bloating
  • Ulcerative colitis

What most people don’t know is that there is a host of many other symptoms that are indirectly caused/associated with poor intestinal health:

  • Acne/skin problems
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Bad breath
  • Bad body odor
  • Brain fog
  • Candida Albicans (or yeast infection)
  • Dark rings under eyes
  • Diabetes
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food allergies/intolerance
  • Headaches/migraine
  • High cholesterol
  • Insomnia
  • Irritability/anxiety
  • Low immunity system
  • Leaky gut syndrome
  • Lower back pain
  • Mood swings
  • Muscle/joint pains
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Sinus/nose congestion
  • Stiff shoulder/neck

Poor Eating Habits/Lifestyle That Contribute to Poor Intestinal Health

If you already have some of the symptoms listed above, it is not too late to reverse the condition. First of all, understand the poor eating habits or lifestyle you’ve been living. Begin to make gradual changes to improve your eating habits. Then learn and implement step-by-step detoxification from this site. Whatever little changes you make will work well to gradually improve your health. You will get better and better.

See if you’ve committed any of these poor eating habits without thinking.

How To Improve Your Gastrointestinal Health

There are a few detoxification methods that can help to improve your gastrointestinal health. If you are keen to do a whole body detoxification, then a gastrointestinal cleanse should be the first detoxification you do to clear the pathway for better elimination of the toxins in the body AND for better absorption of nutrition that you will be consuming to nurture your damaged cells back to health.

Read more about the correct order of doing a whole body detox.

Juicing goes hand-in-hand with any detoxification program. When you detoxify and eliminate toxins, you need to nourish your cells back with nutrients. In this case, phytonutrients (from plants) are best as they help repair the cells damage, heal and nourish. Regularly eating plant-based fresh foods for their fiber, and drinking juices, help your gastrointestinal health in a BIG way.

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About Sara Ding

Sara Ding is the founder of She is a certified Wellness Health Coach, Nutritional Consultant and a Detox Specialist. She helps busy men and women identify their health issues at the root cause, in order to eliminate the problems for optimum physical/mental health and wellbeing.