Gut and Brain Connection - How is our gut linked to our brain ?

Written By Apala Guha | 3 MIN READ

Gut health affects mental health - Our brain is clearly connected to our gut, as many people experience physical gut symptoms when they feel stressed or anxious.

Based on recent researches at Harvard Medical School we focus on how there are many consequences and correlations between not only what you eat, how you feel, and how you ultimately behave, but also the kinds of bacteria that live in your gut.

“Research shows that the gut and brain are connected, a partnership called the gut-brain axis. The two are linked through biochemical signalling between the nervous system in the digestive tract, called the enteric nervous system, and the central nervous system, which includes the brain. The primary information connection between the brain and gut is the vagus nerve, the longest nerve in the body”