8 Surprising Things That Harm Your Gut Bacteria

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In general, gut bacteria that are diverse and abundant are thought to be healthy.A lack of variety in the bacteria that live in the gut makes it harder to heal from things that are bad for you, like infections or medicines.

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Not Eating a Diverse Range of Foods 

Prebiotics are undigested fibers that boost friendly gut microorganisms.Foods including fruits, vegetables, and whole grains naturally contain prebiotic fiber.

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Lack of Prebiotics in the Diet 

High alcohol consumption is poisonous, addicting, and damaging to the body and mind.Chronic alcohol usage may induce intestinal dysbiosis.

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Drinking Too Much Alcohol 

Antibiotics cure bacterial illnesses such urinary tract infections and strep throat. Over 80 years, they have saved millions of lives by destroying or preventing germs from growing.

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Antibiotic Use 

Any energy-burning movement is physical exercise.Walking, gardening, swimming, and cycling are physical activities.Physical activity reduces stress, weight, and chronic illness risk.

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Lack of Regular Physical Activity 

The hundreds of compounds in tobacco smoke include 70 cancer-causing ones.Smoking damages virtually every organ and increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer.

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Cigarette Smoking 

Good sleep is vital to health.Studies relate sleep deprivation to obesity, heart disease, and other disorders.Your circadian rhythm, or biological clock, is vital since sleep is so important.

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Not Getting Enough Sleep 

Healthy living goes beyond nutrition, exercise, and sleep.High stress levels may affect the body. Stress increases gut sensitivity, decreases blood flow, and changes gut microbes.

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Too Much Stress 

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