What does frequent consumption of antibiotics do to your gut?
Over the counter sales of antibiotic drugs and frequent consumption of antibiotics has started created drug resistance to antibiotics. That is an acknowledged fact! So, what is the connection between Antibiotics and Diabetes?
Frequent consumption of antibiotics can cause the healthy biomes in your gut to get wiped out. It is said that a single dosage of antibiotic drug can wipe out the healthy gut flora and it would take a minimum of about 6 months for the micro biome to completely generate.
Again, what is the connection between Gut and Diabetes?
The gut is where the micro biome break down the food particles that we consume allowing you to absorb the macro nutrients to form vitamins essential for the body. Candida is a sugar consuming biome in the gut that can cause glucose spikes. Akkermansia municiphila is another bacteria that is supposed to cause Diabetes.
How do you maintain a Healthy Gut?
Some simple ways to maintain a good gut
- Avoid processed food
- Reduce your sugar intake
- Home cooked food
- Salt water flush
- Intermittent Fasting – Water/Dry
- Good Sleep and exercise
It is said that the Gut is called the Second Brain. Hormones are produced in the Gut and imbalances in signalling to the brain through the Vagus nerve can be disruptive.