By Nikki Harper
Staff Writer for Wake Up World
It has been known for several decades that gut health appears to have an effect on mental health and brain health – the so-called gut-brain axis. For example, autoimmune diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease have been linked with mood disorders, anxiety and depression. However, the precise mechanism by which the gut-brain axis functions has been largely unknown – but now, new research is starting to shed light on this matter. →
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Why are we making such little progress in our attempts to uncover the causes of various forms of brain degeneration? These days we frequently hear about breakthroughs in our understanding of diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis, but when the discussion turns to the brain, there seems to be very little news.
Medical research continues to operate with a reductionist mentality. The human body is looked upon as simply a compilation of various parts and systems, and each of these is looked upon as functioning independent of the others.
via The Cure For Brain Diseases And Many Other Ailments Is In Your Gut — Era of Light
(Natural News) The food you eat can have an effect on your overall health and well-being, and this extends to your mood and mental health. It’s important to know which types of food may improve or sabotage your cognitive function. To support your mental health, avoid, or at least, limit your consumption of gluten and dairy food items……Read more
via Could these 2 popular foods be sabotaging your mental health? — NaturalNews.com
Scientists are finally starting to understand the gut and brain connection, and this understanding can lead to huge breakthroughs in regard to various mental disorders, and how what’s going on in the gut could actually be a culprit for many of these illnesses. Many are surprised to learn that an estimated 90% of the serotonin…Read more
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