Gut Pain and Intestinal Health

Gut Pain and Intestinal Health

We can help you treat your gut pain

Gut pain, excessive flatulence, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea and cramping are all signs of an unhealthy bowel. If left untreated they may develop into more serious conditions such as diverticulitis and irritable bowel syndrome.

So many diseases can be traced back to gut and digestive problems before the actual onset of the chronic disease. Some of the diseases where gut-derived microbial toxins have been implicated are either short- or long-term:

Short-term diseases: Allergies, Constipation, Diarrhea, Fatigue, Fever, Gut ache, Headache, Indigestion, Muscle aches and pains, Nausea, Poor Memory, Premenstrual Tension (PMT),Vomiting.

Long-term diseases: Asthma, Bone Loss, Arthritis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Dementia (Alzheimer’s), Eczema, Liver Disease, Pancreatitis, Heart Disease, Impotence and infertility, Psoriasis, Recurrent Infections, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Thyroid Disease, Psoriasis. Lupus Erythematosus.

Autoimmune Diseases

In addition to toxic substances produced by microorganisms, antibodies formed against microbial antigens can cross-react with the body’s own tissues causing ‘autoimmunity’.

The list of autoimmune diseases which have been linked to cross-reacting antibodies includes rheumatoid arthritis, myasthenia gravis, diabetes and autoimmune thyroiditis.

Get your gut checked

To give yourself the best chance have your gut toxicity checked even if you have learnt to accept your digestive problems.

Those of you who have already been diagnosed with these diseases can also benefit. Treatment to prevent the occurrence of further gut toxicity may relieve symptoms or stop the disease becoming worse.

What roles does ‘bad bacteria’ play in the gut?

When gut problems exist they’re usually caused by toxins produced by ‘bad bacteria’ and yeast in the gut.

Bad bacteria love sugary, carbohydrate-rich foods and thrive on it, creating an imbalanced environment in your gut. Your gut needs a perfect balance of the right kind of bacteria in order to digest and assimilate food and to effectively excrete toxins quickly. If this delicate balance is upset then you get all kinds of digestive problems. Food remains undigested, waste and toxins gather – bad bacteria thrive in this environment.

Constipation is usually a common sign of bad bacteria winning the gut war. The bad smells produced by wind and flatulence can give you some idea of just what might be happening inside your gut.

If left untreated toxins can be absorbed, causing significant disruption of bodily functions. This is a slow process because you may have the gut toxicity for quite a number of years before the chronic health diseases develop, most commonly in middle age.

Toxins can also arrive in the gut because of your diet. This may be because of the overall quality of the diet, over or under eating in either meat eaters or vegetarians. Toxins also accumulate with excessive consumption of snack foods, deep fried foods, food allergies or intolerances, Leaky Gut Syndrome, abnormal microbial ecology, stress, or prescription and non-prescription drugs.

How toxic is your gut?

Take a look at the list below – how many of these symptoms do you experience?

  • Abdominal Cramps – Fatigue
  • Drowsiness after meals – Failing Memory
  • Diarrhoea – Constant tiredness
  • Constipation – Candida infections
  • Halitosis (bad breath) – Mucous in stool
  • Poor Appetite – Haemorrhoids
  • Depression or Anxiety – Abdominal bloating
  • Flatulence

1 to 4 symptoms means your toxic load is at level 1;
4 to 8 symptoms means your toxic load is at level 2;
8 or more symptoms indicates a level 3 toxic overload.

Get in touch now

At Your Wellness Centre we do specialised tests to determine the level of bacteria in the gut and will advise you on how to go about reducing it.

To make an appointment phone (03) 9879 9596.