Taking Care Of Your Bowels


There are many parts of the body that we need to keep healthy on a daily basis.  One of these areas is going to be our bowels.  Our bowels is where we digest our food, process wastes and send the nutrients into our body for processing.  If we have bad bowels or other health related issues because we fail to care for our bowels, an upper endoscopy in Bluffton may be needed.

Watch what you eat

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You want to eat healthy foods.  You want foods that have fiber in them as well as natural vitamins and minerals. More often than not we are constantly eating foods that are not healthy for us.  WE are eating foods that are highly processed, have preservatives in them as well as artificial this and artificial that.  If we continue to consume these foods, our bodies will start to reject what we eat which can cause a lot of health problems in the future.

Follow up with your doctors

It is important that if we start to experience issues with our heath that we follow up with our doctors on a regular basis.  Another thing that you can do is keep a food diary and a health journal.  When you wake up in the morning record how you feel, what you eat, and all the other aspects displayed in the journal.  You can also use this information to track your progress and at your next doctors meeting you can discuss possible treatment options.

Get sleep

You need to sleep.  When we sleep, we are allowing our bodies to direct its energy to repairing our bodies, processing our food and more.  If we fail to get enough sleep, we are not allowing our bodies time to do what it needs to do to keep us healthy and active during our waking hours.