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097 How gut health and stress impact your sleep | Dr Natasha

The more we research gut microbes the more we realise they are truly in charge of everything else that is going on in our bodies
— Dr Natasha Campbell McBride -

It’s fascinating how the imbalance in our gut flora can lead to the digestive system being a major source of toxicity rather than a source of nourishment.

Yet it’s not surprising as Dr Natasha shares the commercial foods that are produced by commercial agriculture are full of chemicals which in their nature are antibiotics. We know that over use of antibiotics is one cause of leaky gut.

The other major issue we explore is that abnormal gut flora means the flow of hormones from them will also be abnormal. Both these issues along with chronic stress impact your sleep.

Inspire yourself with these essential insights from Dr Natasha

We spoke about

  • Where Dr Natasha’s passion for gut health began

  • How what we eat impacts the quality of our sleep

  • Exploring the link between sleep, gut and hormonal health

  • The impact of not getting good quality sleep

  • Dr Natasha’s tips for Living Fabulously

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Until next time fabulous podcast listener, I’m Bev and I invite you to live the fab life with me now!

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