How Important Is Gut Health?
How Important Is The Health Of Your Gut? 70% of the body’s immune function is located in the gastrointestinal tract. Gut flora aids our innate immune system response and the Brain/Mood health is affected by the intestines and good flora. Hormones are also affected by your gut health.
What Causes A Disruption In Your Gut Health?
-Unhealthy food choices
-High stress, Constant stress
-Environmental toxins (pesticides, etc)
-Medications: Antibiotics, Antacids
-Lack of Sleep
How Can I Test My Gut Health?
-Food Allergy testing
-Hormone Panels (Cortisol, Reproductive hormones)
-Testing for bugs (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)
-Stool testing (Inflammation levels, Bacteria, Yeast, Parasites, Enzymes, products of Digestion/breakdown, Fats).
All of the above testing is offered at Vida Integrated Health in our Seattle & Bellevue location. Text Us Today to schedule an appointment. Seattle 206.726.9595 Bellevue: 425.688.0223
Dr. Sheetal Woods
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Vida Integrated Health
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