The Gut-Skin Connection
Did you know that your gut's health can influence the health of your skin? This is because of the gut-skin axis, a term used to describe the link between the gut microbiome and the skin. The gut microbiome refers to the large community of microorganisms and bacteria that live in the digestive tract, and it plays an essential role in maintaining overall health and wellness. When the gut microbiome is healthy and balanced, it can help support the skin's natural barrier function and protect against inflammation. On the other hand, an imbalanced gut microbiome can lead to inflammation and other issues that can manifest on the skin. Some ways to support a healthy gut include eating a balanced diet, staying hydrated, and reducing stress.