Stressed? Listen to your gut – Livemint

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If you are stressed, then it is very important that you listen to your gut. Stress creates many problems in life. One of them is heartburn. There are many other things as well. Thankfully, there is a way to remedy it. Eating bad foods is not a good thing to do, but stress is an equal culprit. One of the first signs of anxiety in people is acidity.

Key Takeaways:

  • stress has both short- and long-term effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Exposure to stress results in alterations of the brain-gut interactions
  • Dr Shah suggests simple, commonsensical steps to control the indigestion resulting from stress which gets aggravated with bad eating habits.
  • Dr Shah recommends identifying your personal triggers. “Write down what is causing a reaction in your body,

“One of the first signs of anxiety is acidity.”