Why Should We Care About Our Digestive Health?
Your digestive system is made up of the digestive tract that extends from gum to bum, other abdominal organs such as the liver and pancreas, and the trillions of bacteria that call your gut home. Every single piece of food you eat works its way through this system. When working well, it breaks down that food into the nutrients and energy you need to take on every single day.
What’s more, is scientists now know that the trillions of bacteria in your gut influences your immune system, the development of chronic disease, and affects your mental health.
We all experience digestive problems from time to time.
When these symptoms occur, we are reminded just how important our digestive system is because we suffer – we feel pain; we are tired; our days, careers and relationships are interrupted.
And when those symptoms persist, they may require medical attention.
Common digestive conditions include:
…and millions of Canadians of all ages are affected. Some of which are preventable. Explore our website to take control of your digestive health!