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7 Things Your Poop Can Tell You About Your Health

What would you say if I told you that more than 10,000 micro-organisms were living in your GI tract right now? 10,000! It seems like a lot. It almost seems like too many, but in fact, a diverse microbiome is one of the surest signs of a healthy system. These thousands of microbiomes have created a balance that keeps your system running efficiently, working hard 24/7 to keep you regular, comfortable, and healthy. But it's a delicate system, and anything that affects that balance (antibiotics, lack of exposure to the outdoors, a change in diet), can throw the entire system in disarray. One of the easiest ways to tell there's an issue (outside of a stomachache)? Your poop (or lack thereof). RELATED: The #1 Cause of "Deadly" Cancer Let's face it: Everybody poops. But everybody poops differently, so there's no such thing as a "right" way to do it. But you know your own body, and you know when something changes, so here are a few things to look out for,