Posts tagged vagus nerve
How does the brain and gut communicate and how does this affect our health?

The Gut-Brain axis is a constant two-way communication which happens via the microbiome, vagus nerve and neurotransmitters, and understanding this connection helps to better assess and treat mental health issues and digestion.  With depression and anxiety at an all time high, understanding how these conditions may be linked with imbalances in the gut gives better treatment options by addressing the bigger picture and underlying cause of disease.

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The Gut-Brain Axis

One of my passions is helping people with depression and anxiety through natural medicine. There are so many options available that can help with these symptoms.  There are many contributing factors to mental health issues - including trauma, genetic factors, lifestyle, but one of the major influences that not many people are aware of is what is going on in the gut.

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