Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Gut/Brain Axis

Science is making new discoveries all the time. One key study revolves around looking at the body as a complete organism rather than from a singular perspective. For instance a disease rarely affects one part of the body, often it sets off a domino like effect. Traditional Chinese Medicine understands this clearly.

Diseases of the nervous system (depression, anxiety etc) have been shown to be caused by outside forces rather than the archaic idea of 'mental illness' which is nothing more than a stigma cast by ignorance.  Poor nutrition plays a key role in this which has been known for decades. However new research is showing the relationship between the gut and brain.

This researcher explores this concept in this article:


his presentation:


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