6 biggest myths about colon health

Each of us is ever faced with bowel problems. The experts identified the 6 most common myths about the health of the gastrointestinal system.

We all need probiotics. Industry sales of yogurt and other probiotics is gaining momentum and is already estimated in billions. However, in order for probiotics like yogurt and kefir has a positive effect on our intestines, they have to get to the very end in sufficient quantities. But what can these products to do this, it is still not scientifically proven. Subjected to fermentation of carbohydrates like garlic, asparagus or chicory root called prebiotics more effective in the process of restoring intestinal balance.

We require supplementation with probiotics. In reality, doctors usually recommend these supplements only to patients suffering from syndrome of inflamed bowel (SVK). As for all the other people, then the benefits from the use of these additives is not sufficiently proven, no matter how hard to promote the many celebrities on their pages in social networks.

Irrigation of the intestine is helpful. Do not waste money on so-called irrigation of the intestine or the common enema. Indeed, victims of severe constipation these treatments help, but only temporarily. It’s like a massage, after which you feel better, but not more than 24 hours. However, the massage in any way will not solve the causes of your disorders.

We need detoxification. There are plenty of products that promise to clean and heal the intestines or to carry out its detoxification. Everything is a fraud, because our intestines don’t need cleansing, because it is dirty.

The intestine does not affect the psyche. There is a strong connection between intestinal and mental health. During exacerbation of symptoms SVK people complain of severe stress and increased irritability. Digestive system sends signals to the brain, and the brain sends them back.

Fasting is useful. There are many theories about what starvation is in a particular mode has a positive effect on human health, but experts still advise him not to use. Three meals a day, provide stimulation of the motility of the intestine, and if you stop eating, the intestine no longer produces gas. It is very difficult to get during a famine, fiber, prebiotics and nutrients which are necessary for health. (READ MORE)