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Ep. 9 | Pelvic Health and Gut Health

gut health pelvic health podcast wellness Mar 12, 2024
Ep. 9 | Pelvic Health and Gut Health

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The pelvic floor and gut health are interconnected in several ways:

  • Muscular Coordination:
    • The pelvic floor muscles play a crucial role in supporting the organs in the pelvic region, including the intestines. Proper coordination of these muscles is essential for maintaining bowel regularity.
  • Digestive Function:
    • Pelvic floor dysfunction can impact bowel movements, leading to issues like constipation or difficulty controlling bowel movements. A healthy pelvic floor contributes to efficient digestion and elimination.
  • Nerve Communication:
    • The nerves in the pelvic region are intricately connected, influencing both the pelvic floor and gut. Dysfunction in one area can affect nerve communication, potentially leading to digestive challenges.
  • Intra-Abdominal Pressure:
    • The pelvic floor helps manage intra-abdominal pressure, which is crucial during activities like lifting, sneezing, or coughing. Dysfunction in this area may contribute to increased pressure on the abdomen, affecting gut function.
  • Posture and Alignment:
    • Proper alignment and posture support the pelvic floor and contribute to healthy digestion. Issues like poor posture can impact both the pelvic floor and gut health.
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders and GI Symptoms:
    • Conditions like pelvic floor dysfunction or disorders can manifest in gastrointestinal symptoms, including bloating, abdominal pain, and altered bowel habits.

 In essence, pelvic health is a foundational element that contributes to the overall harmony of the digestive system. A well-functioning pelvic floor supports efficient digestion, bowel regularity, and the prevention of gastrointestinal issues. Addressing pelvic health is integral to maintaining a healthy and balanced gut.





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