Those who struggle with sleep issues may seek to improve upon one of the many variables proven to influence sleep, like exercising more or adopting a specific sleep hygiene regimen; however, these actions may not be enough for some people.
Those who try everything to improve their sleep and still struggle could find that their issue lies within their gut. Science has recognized the link between gut health and overall health, including obtaining quality sleep.
At the center of gut health is the gut microbiome, which consists of bacteria living in one’s body that influence various bodily functions. Of these bodily functions, many can affect sleep either directly or indirectly.
Keep watching as we discuss how gut health affects sleep, including the nervous system, hormonal balance, and immunity.