Sure, sleep affects our energy levels and even mood, but according to Rossi and A number of existing studies and reviewsHowever, the relationship between sleep and gut health may be reciprocal. Just as with sleep, sleep affects the gut, and gut health affects sleep.
As a single study for 2019 in PLUS ONE He notes, “Increasing evidence indicates that the gut microbiome can influence sleep quality. We found that overall microbiome diversity was positively associated with increased sleep efficiency and total sleep time.”
As a holistic nutritionist and gut health expert, Lindsay Boyers, previously wrote for mbg, “Research shows that lack of sleep contributes to stress, which can lead to an imbalance of good and bad bacteria. On the other hand, getting enough sleep (about Seven to nine hours for adultsIt can help you manage the physical effects of stress, and promote a healthy gut balance. “