We grew up thinking digestion is a straightforward process; we eat food – we digest it, and that’s about it. But have you ever eaten too quickly and felt like your stomach was about to burst? Or does drinking a glass of water give you heartburn or leave your stomach feeling bloated? Episodes of constipation, stomach cramps, or diarrhea are messages from your gut something is off balance.
It has been widely documented chronic inflammation that goes undetected for years is the underlying cause of many illnesses including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancers such as colon cancer. It plays a role in diseases of the brain (Alzheimer’s & dementia), autoimmune diseases (rheumatoid arthritis), as well as other diseases which have unknown causes, like allergies, fibromyalgia, and migraines.