The Brain And The Gut

The Brain and the Gut

THE BRAIN AND THE GUT – It’s a two-way street.

 

 

Did you know that your gut has its own brain?  It is called the enteric nervous system consisting of  a bundle of neurons found in the lining of gut.

Like the brain, it has its own set of neurotransmitters for sending messages between nerve cells, and it has the ability to learn and remember.

The brain and the enteric nervous system are quite separate  entities connected by a long nerve “cable” known as the vagus nerve. These two systems are in constant communication.  So in effect … Continue reading NOW!