Tackling Digestive Woes: 4 Do’s and Don’ts
If you’re living and breathing, chances are you’ve faced one or more of the top three digestive dilemmas at some point.
And if it’s true that misery loves company, you’ll be heartened by these gut-wrenching statistics.
According to the Cleveland Clinic, Between 10 percent and 25 percent of otherwise healthy people complain of occasional abdominal bloating. Indigestion is also a common condition, affecting about 1 in 4 people in the United States each year.[i]
Additionally, constipation is a common digestive discomfort culprit in the United States. About 16 out of 100 adults have symptoms of occasional constipation. About 33 out of 100 adults ages 60 and older have symptoms of constipation.[iI]
All these numbers simply highlight that you are not alone!
Below, we’ve rounded up some dos and don’ts that can help you ride out the storm. Plus, you’ll find some excellent advice on finding the best condition-specific product.
1. DO Drink Plenty of Water
You’ve heard this tip countless times as it applies to your health. But why is it so important for digestive health? As the Mayo Clinic explains, water helps break down the food you eat, allowing its nutrients to be absorbed by your body. Water also softens stool, which helps prevent constipation.
2. DO Soak Away Stress
Next time you have a belly ache, take a warm, relaxing bath. According to MedicalNewsToday[iii], the heat of the bath can provide relief for a sore abdomen. Relaxation can calm daily stress levels, which may allow the GI tract to function more effectively and help reduce bloating.
3. Don’t Forget to Chew … A Lot
Digestion starts in your mouth. Those pearly whites break down the food into smaller pieces so that the enzymes in your digestive tract can do their job. So, it stands to reason that poor chewing has been linked to decreased nutrient absorption.[iv] According to Healthline.com, when you don’t chew your food thoroughly, the rest of your digestive system becomes confused. Your body may not produce enough of the enzymes needed to fully break down your food. In turn, this can lead to bloating, cramps, indigestion, and gas.
4. DON’T Settle for One-Size-Fits-All Digestive Supplements
Think about it: you don’t use one kitchen implement for all your cooking needs. So why should you turn to a one-size-fits-all supplement for your unique digestive needs? Fortunately, Zenwise® offers three digestive formulas that can help get the job done.
NO BLØAT™ supports bloating in several ways with clinically proven Reliably Alive™ DE111® Probiotic + enzymes, turmeric, and ginger.†
ENDigestion™ is a formula that helps ease indigestion with targeted digestive enzymes and an herbal blend.†
Wise ‘N’ Regular™ is a formula designed to help protect against occasional constipation with clinically proven DE111® Probiotic Blend + a Stone Fruit Blend.†
And the best news of all? These are just three of the many digestive health formulas offered by Zenwise®. To learn more about these supplements, as well as our other options, contact our knowledgeable customer service team. Reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org or M-F from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST at (800) 940-1972.
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†These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.