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
Melanoma is one of the most common forms of cancer in young adults. Although it is easily treated if caught early, it can be life-threatening if diagnosed at later stages. Melanoma can arise from a mole or can develop on normal skin as a pigmented area. The best way...