It’s All Connected: How Gut Health Can Affect Your Mental Health and Vice Versa
Your Gut Instinct
When your body is in fight-or-flight mode, your parasympathetic nervous system suppresses functions that aren’t vital to the situation. One of the functions it suppresses is your digestive system. That means that when you are stressed or anxious, you won’t be able to digest your food properly. If you’ve experienced chronic stress and anxiety, that can have a long-term negative impact on your digestion and vice versa. It’s not uncommon for IBS patients to experience depression and anxiety as side effects of their digestive issues.
The Gut Microbiome
How to Manage Your Gut Health
A Functional Medicine Approach for Gut Health
You never know when a problem with your health can arise. When you find yourself in a medical emergency, it can ease your mind knowing that your healthcare provider is available to you when you need help. Concierge medicine is designed to enhance your access to...