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Follow these tips to keep your gastrointestinal tract healthy

Written by Editorial Team | Published : April 2, 2019 3:31 PM IST




Say no to smoking and alcohol: While smoking can double your risk of having acid reflux, excessive consumption of alcohol can cause bleeding inside your gastrointestinal tract. It is best to avoid these unhealthy habits, if you fail to get rid of them seek help of your doctor or a healthcare expert. Also Read - Sonal Chauhan's Bday: Body-Toning Yoga Poses By Miss World Tourism 2005


Workout regularly: There are various health benefits of exercising consistently and improving your gut health is one of them. Studies have noted that exercise can help reduce inflammatory compounds inside your body which results in better digestion.


Reduce your stress: If you are suffering from high stress levels, it can have an adverse effect on your digestion and may lead to constipation, diarrhoea. Try meditation and relaxing techniques like yoga and deep breathing to curb your stress. Also Read - Sitting All Day Long? You Might Be Inviting Health Trouble


Increase your fluid intake: Dehydration is the most common reasons which can cause problems to your digestive system. Experts in the field suggest that you should drink 1.5 to 2 litres of water every day, however, if you live in a place with hot climate then you should increase your water intake accordingly.


Load up on fibre: Several studies have associated a diet rich in fibre with lesser risks of digestive issues like ulcers, reflux, and haemorrhoids. So, you should include foods in your diet which are loaded with high fibre content like whole grains, oats, vegetables, etc. Also Read - Vicky Kaushal's Birthday: What Keeps Katrina Kaif's Husband Fit At 35?