Gut health is fast becoming a new concern for health. There are millions of bacteria living naturally in the human gut (mouth and intestines). In fact, there are about 10 times more bacteria in the human gut than cells in our body. And before now, the numerous roles that these bacteria perform in the human gut have been generally ignored.
It has been realised that any disturbance to the bacteria in the gut can cause or facilitate a number of human diseases, and research is rapidly growing in this area and this is at the cutting edge of medicine.
Here are some of the important disturbance to the bacteria level in the body till date?
- Overgrowth of some certain bacteria that naturally live in the human gut e.g. Streptococcus, Enterococcus, Candida.