How to improve your gut health pt. 2
Consume more hormone-healthy micronutrients
Consider a probiotic
Most naturally, cultured foods contain a wider variety of strains than probiotic supplements and may be easier for the body to absorb, but supplementing 'in addition' is often needed.
This is especially true if you:
Heavy periods, PMS and reproductive system problems may not seem like they are related to your gut – but they often are. Hormones don’t just break! Hormone imbalance is almost always a sign of a root problem somewhere else in the body.
Are you taking the right probiotic?
Did you know that there are different types of probiotics and that they have different actions and benefits? Do you even know what type of probiotic you're taking? Let me help you change that girlfriend. If you have hormone issues, here are some probiotic types to consider. A broad-spectrum lactobacillus-based probiotic is what most experts suggest for hormone health. Look for formulas that contain some of the probiotic types mentioned below.