Gut Brain Axis

The Brain and the Gut

by in Gut Brain Axis March 22, 2015

The gut-brain axis seems to be bidirectional—the brain acts on gastrointestinal and immune functions that help to shape the gut’s microbial makeup, and gut microbes make neuroactive compounds, including neurotransmitters and metabolites that also act on the brain. In simple terms, the brain and the gut have an intrinsic and delicate relationship. New research is […]