17

Jun

Gut-Brain Connection

The brain has a direct connection to the stomach and intestines. Just as the brain sends signals to the stomach to release enzymes with thoughts of foods, the connection goes in both directions.  An intestine with issues sends signals to the brain, causing anxiety, str...

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17

Jun

GI Map: Testing for Digestive Health

Health starts in the gut. In addition to processing food, the intestine is particularly important to proper immune system function.  The bacteria in the gut plays a vital role. Billions of bacteria reside in the gut and microbiota or gut flora, which protect the intest...

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17

Jun

GI Dysfunction and Weight Gain

How does digestion affect weight?The culprit behind weight loss struggles may be a result of a faulty digestive system. Many people suffer from digestive disorders and experience symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea, constipation, gas, and heartburn.  Faulty digestion...

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