Why should you do an intestinal flora test?

Medical research is constantly unraveling secrets and complex interactions in our bodies. The subject of "intestinal health" is becoming increasingly important, because scientists agree: a healthy intestine is a relevant key to physical and psychological well-being.

Scientific findings as well as the increasing media coverage reduce the shyness to talk about this important health topic.

A healthy gut: Our superpower.

  • 80 percent of our immune cells are located in the intestine
  • 90 percent of the happiness hormone serotonin is formed in the intestine
  • 100 million nerve cells in the intestine exceed the number in the spinal cord
  • Via the gut-brain axis, our gut health influences our emotions.

What brings the intestinal flora out of balance

Each and every one of us is regularly exposed to various disruptive factors that can negatively affect our intestinal balance:

  • Medications (especially antibiotics)
  • stress
  • Unhealthy, unbalanced diet
  • environmental influences
  • Chronic diseases

From time to time, everyone has intestinal complaints such as constipation or diarrhea, a bloated belly or general malaise. But if you have the following long-lasting complaints, you should listen to your gut and take action:

  • Bloating
  • bloated belly
  • abdominal pain
  • intestinal complaints
  • Metabolic diseases (e.g. diabetes mellitus)
  • Chronic diarrhea

The igevia intestinal floratest helps you to classify these and other symptoms.

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6 advantages of a healthy intestinal flora

Once you know the status quo of your intestinal flora and any imbalances, you can specifically correct them.

  • Prevention of serious diseases (including colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, obesity, nervous system disorders )
  • Solving long-lasting digestive problems
  • strengthening of the immune system
  • Increase of energy and concentration
  • Improvement of mental balance
  • Healthier skin

Who is the igevia Intestinal Flora Test suitable for?

The test is suitable for women and men over the age of 18 who

  • suffer from long-lasting intestinal complaints,
  • want to prevent chronic and serious diseases,
  • want to know more about the importance and connections between the intestine and the body.
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