How your gut impacts your brain

Did you know that no other system in your body is as sensitive to changes in your gut than your central nervous system? Or that your gut makes more serotonin than your brain? In fact, the gut manufactures a number of chemicals including glutamate, which is involved in aspects of cognition, learning, and memory.

Organisms that live in your intestines are collectively known as microbiome.  These microbes impact immunity, inflammation, nutrient absorption, vitamin production, your mood, your libido, and more.

Learn about how what you eat impacts how your brain and body function in this informative article written by board certified neurologist, David Perlmutter, MD.

Healthy Gut Healthy Brain Full Article

 

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