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The gut-brain axis: interactions between enteric microbiota, central and enteric nervous systems

The gut-brain axis (GBA) consists of bidirectional communication between the central and the enteric nervous system, linking emotional and cognitive centers of the brain with peripheral intestinal functions.

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The 2-Brain Secrets You Didn't Know - Page 2 of 2

Embedded in the wall of the gut, the enteric nervous system (ENS) has long been known to control digestion. Now it seems it also plays an important role in physical and mental well-being. Our gut has been called our brain.

Did you know you have 2 brains? “The Enteric Nervous System (ENS or gut) is analogous to a microcomputer with its own independent software, whereas the brain is like a larger mainframe.” www.softskillssuccesscoaching.com

Did you know you have 2 brains? “The Enteric Nervous System (ENS or gut) is analogous to a microcomputer with its own independent software, whereas the brain is like a larger mainframe.

Vagus nerve touches the heart. It is the longest nerve in the human body and because of that is the most likely to be damaged, for instance...in the case of Lyme demyelination.

How Does the Vagus Nerve Convey Gut Instincts to the Brain? Neuroscientists have identified how the vagus nerve communicates with the brain.

Novel viral vectors deliver useful cargo to neurons throughout the brain and body.

Novel viral vectors deliver useful cargo to neurons throughout the brain and body.

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Beyond the “skull-based brain”

Did you also know that many are now referring to the gut as the second brain? The gut contains more neurotransmitters than your brain and, amazingly, communicates important regulating information to your actual brain.

TIL the Enteric Nervous System in your gastrointestinal tract contains more neurons than the spinal cord (and about 2/3 as many as are found in the whole nervous system of a cat)

TIL the Enteric Nervous System in your gastrointestinal tract contains more neurons than the spinal cord (and about as many as are found in the whole nervous system of a cat)

Stomach flu, also known as viral gastroenteritis, is a viral infection that affects the stomach and intestine. This infection could lead to diarrhea and vomiting. The four common viruses that cause stomach flu are; caliciviruses, enteric adenovirus, rotavirus, and astrovirus. These viruses can get into our system through; the food we eat or the water we drink, through utensils and cutlery, and through close contact with an infected person. Stomach flu is very contagious. Common symptoms of…

How To Get Rid Of Stomach Flu – 23 Home Remedies

Stomach flu, also known as viral gastroenteritis, is a viral infection that affects the stomach and intestine. This infection could lead to diarrhea and vomiting. The four common viruses that cause stomach flu are; caliciviruses, enteric adenovirus, rotavirus, and astrovirus. These viruses can get into our system through; the food we eat or the water we drink, through utensils and cutlery, and through close contact with an infected person. Stomach flu is very contagious. Common symptoms of…

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