Did you know what goes on in your gut can dictate your mood, your perspective, and your sense of optimism?
Having earned the title of the second brain, the gut is in constant dialogue with the:
- Immune system
- Brain and neurological system
- Hormonal system
- Our inner ecology
The connection between the gut and our psychology is a two-way street. On the one hand, gastrointestinal inflammation and infection can contribute to things like depression and brain fog. (1) On the other, mental stress or trauma can cause intestinal permeability or “leaky gut.” (2) (3) Continue reading