The gut is the system of organs that works to process food, produce cells for the immune system and absorb nutrients from digested food. Stress has a huge impact on this system because it can lead to __.
This can lead to other problems like __. A long-term stressor that is out of control, such as a traumatic event or chronic illness, has the potential to damage your gut microbiome and make it more susceptible for invading pathogens to cause infections in the body.
This will weaken the immune system’s ability react appropriately against different types of invaders. Stress even impacts our hormones which regulate how quickly we heal from injuries and deal with inflammation caused by infection. In short, if you have an unhealthy gastrointestinal system then you’ll be at higher risk for developing food intolerances and sensitivities. In order to reduce emotional stressors on your digestive tract try these three simple steps.