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.
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.
Emerging research suggests that the microbiota influences many aspects of wellbeing, far beyond digestive and immune health. Nurturing these trillions of tiny lives requires a holistic approach. Here’s how to help patients get started.