Why Is Gut Health So Important To Your Immune System?

Gut health is so important to our immune system because our body has 100s of trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi, the majority of them being bacteria.  The gut houses 300 to 500 different kinds of bacteria that have about 2 million genes. They are vital to the proper function of the gut and the immune system. … Read more

What is SIBO – And Is It Real?

                                    What is SIBO?   SIBO stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,  meaning too much bacteria in the small intestine, microbes that belong to the large intestine has sneaked into the small intestine. This creates havoc on the intestinal system. … Read more

What is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

What’s Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS?   It  is a chronic condition that many people suffer in the world. Irritable bowel Syndrome is a major problem that affects about 10-15% of the world population. 25-45 million people in the United States are impacted by IBS. The disorder affects more women than men.  Also the cost associated … Read more

Have You Ever Heard Of Leaky Gut?

What is a Leaky Gut? Leaky gut is a condition that affects the gut’s intestinal lining, also known as increased intestinal permeability. Gaps are created in the intestinal walls that can leak undigested food and bacteria that carry toxins into the bloodstream. These cause serious health problems. (1) Scientists have recently discovered more evidence that … Read more

Do the gut and the brain talk to each other?

The Gut and Brain Connection Have you felt “butterflies” in your stomach? and felt like you had to run to the bathroom when you had your first interview for a job or meeting a new person. What about someone saying I have a “gut feeling” this will not go well, or even people telling you, … Read more

About Me

Hi everyone, and welcome to my Get Healthy Gut website,  As far as I can remember, I’ve struggled with gut problems at a very young age. I have spent many days lying down in the nursing office at school feeling bloated, gassy, and in pain as a teenager. As an adult, belly cramps, diarrhea, constipation, … Read more