We’ve all heard the phrase trust your gut, but did you know there was science-based truth to back it up?
That’s right, studies show the brain has a direct effect on the stomach and intestines. Common emotions such as anxiety, sadness, anger and joy can all trigger symptoms in the gut. Have you ever felt butterflies in your stomach during a pleasant encounter, or had a gut wrenching feeling in a moment of distress? Whether positive or negative, our emotions and stress levels send signals directly to the gastrointestinal system. Common stress related gut problems such as IBS, indigestion, heartburn or constipation can be significantly improved with the incorporation of herbs, spices and gut-friendly foods.
Finding easy, quick and convenient ways to add them into your everyday life can be as simple as boiling a pot of water.
Studies show that people who become regular herbal tea drinkers have longer life expectancy, have lower blood pressure and show less signs of stress related gut imbalance.
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