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Proven Ways to Improve Your Digestive Health Without Medications

Updated on December 28, 2015
Digestive system affects the overall health condition of a person
Digestive system affects the overall health condition of a person

The digestive system plays a highly important role in the overall health condition of a person. This is because there are lots of useful bacteria living in the intestine that help support the proper microflora. If the digestive system is affected by negative factors, such as the use of antibiotics killing useful bacteria, prolonged stresses, diseases, alcohol and tobacco abuse, unhealthy way of life etc., the entire organism may not function well. People may suffer from allergic reactions, gastrointestinal disorders, fatigue, heartburn, diarrhea or constipation, stomach pain and other health problems without being aware of the fact that all these health issues are caused by the digestive system disorders. Furthermore, the health experts have proven that there is a strong connection between the condition of the digestive system of a person and his/her immune system. The more problems you have with your intestine, the more subjected you may be to inflectional diseases. With that said, it is important to keep in mind the major recommendations that can help you improve your digestive health.

Healthy eating is important
Healthy eating is important

1. Consume Healthy Organic Foods

It goes without saying that the health of our digestive system depends a lot upon the quality of food we consume every day. If you have already got used to eating fast food and other unhealthy products, you will be more likely to face serious gastrointestinal problems, the symptoms of which may be annoying enough to violate your everyday regime. This means that the consumption of organic foods rich in probiotics, vitamins and nutrients can support the healthy balance of useful bacteria in your intestine and stomach, thus preventing the potential disorders. Some of the most preferred food products are cereals, vegetables, fruit and dairy products. Such foods as pickled cabbage and cucumbers are also rich in probiotics, so doctors recommend eating them on a regular basis.

Apart from eating healthy foods, you should also avoid those products, which can irritate your intestine and stomach. These are beans, peas, eggs, soy, pears, cabbage, gluten-containing products, nuts, chocolate etc. However, not all people are intolerant to these products, so if you feel well after their consumption and do not suffer from such symptoms as skin irritation, breathing problems, bloating, constipation, stomach pain, dizziness etc., then you can eat them any time you wish.

2. Take Your Time to Chew the Food Properly

It has been proven that proper chewing affects the functioning of the digestive system. The better you chew the food you consume, the less gastrointestinal problems you will have. That is a fact. The thing is that human saliva involves special enzymes, which start affecting the food while chewing. As a result, the food gets into the stomach ready for further digestion. Experts recommend chewing the food products around 20-25 times prior to swallowing it. Well, this can take some time, but the result is really worth that!

Drinking 8 glasses of pure water during a day improves digestion
Drinking 8 glasses of pure water during a day improves digestion

3.Drink More Water

Drinking water during a day is beneficial for all the organs and systems of human body. The digestive system is not an exception. It is not a secret that the consumption of the right amount of water helps improve digestion, but only when you drink water during a day, not during the meals. Experts recommend drinking not less than eight glasses of pure water of the room-temperature (not cold!) per day. You should drink water by small sips to let it get absorbed by the intestine better.

Apart from drinking pure water, you can also consume warm chamomile or ginger tea. These additives are known for their positive effect upon the digestive system and healthy properties that can help prevent stomach pain, cramps, nausea, bloating and other gastrointestinal problems. One glass of such tea per day will be enough to improve the functioning of your digestive system.

4. Avoid Constipation

People, who suffer from constipation, may also experience other health problems caused by the intoxication of the organism. Thus, you may develop dizziness, headache, weakness, stomach cramps, bloating, heartburn etc. To avoid these problems, it is recommended to eat foods rich in fibers, which help the digestive system function better. You can also add coconut oil or olive oil into the dishes you cook. If constipation persists, your doctor may prescribe you a mild laxative like milk of magnesia that may help solve the problem.

As you see, it is not that difficult to improve your digestive health using natural methods, which are closely connected with the healthy way of life. If you still wish to find more health-associated info, there are plenty of websites, such as http://medichere.com/ or other resources on the web. Hopefully, these simple recommendations will help you feel better!

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