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A Guide for Enhancing Vagus Nerve Tone to Support the Gut-Brain Axis

Optimize Gut-Brain Axis: Enhance Vagus Nerve Tone. Explore evidence-based strategies for improving vagus nerve health and promoting optimal gut-brain axis functioning. Discover deep breathing, exercise, meditation, probiotics, and omega-3 supplementation. Elevate patient well-being.

Signs of Gut-Brain Imbalance: What You need to Know – Part 1

A growing body of research indicates that the gut-brain axis plays a significant role in mental health. Gain insight into this intricate interplay between the gut and brain, and how an altered gut microbiome can affect both digestive function as well as our mental and emotional state.

From Microbes to Mind: The Science of the Gut-Brain Connection – Part 2

Our brain and gut microbiome communicate through multiple pathways. To learn more about the precise mechanisms of these pathways, and the role of specific microbes and neurotransmitters in gut-brain axis communication read on.

Mechanisms Along the Gut-Brain Axis

The gut-brain axis is a bidirectional communication network between the central nervous system (CNS) and the enteric nervous system, linking emotional and cognitive centers of …

The Vagus Nerve Superhighway: Formation of the Gut Brain Connection

It’s impressive: the wandering 10th cranial, or vagus, nerve is the longest in the human body, stretching from the brainstem to the lowest intestinal viscera. It’s a bidirectional …

Bugs and Barrier Function

Intestinal epithelial barrier integrity has a great deal to do with how we feel: both physically and mentally. The concept is a relatively simple one, …

Gut Brain Connection: Talk Along the HPA Axis

The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis, or HPA Axis, is a bidirectional neuroendocrine network that modulates our adaptive stress response. The activation loop begins in the hypothalamus with …

Research Backed Ingredients to Support Mood and Health

The Mindful Microbiota Trillions of microorganisms—bacteria, viruses, fungi, and others—create the microbiota. The vast majority, around 70%, of these bugs reside in our intestines and …

Low FODMAPs: The New Gluten Free?

As patients without diagnosed gluten allergies continue to benefit from a gluten-free diet, researchers, medical professionals, and nutritionists alike are now turning to a related, …

Cravings for Fatty Foods Connected to Gut-Brain Axis

There is a new link between the gut-brain axis — and it appears to fuel our desire for fatty foods.   In a new study …


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