What's Gut Got To Do With It?
Why is the gut much more than we truly think it is? The extent at which the gut impacts and affects, and, in turn is also influenced by other organs and functions of the body is what makes gut health interesting, exciting and impactful.
The term gut-brain axis, or gut-brain connection, for example has been coined over the last few years, and in turn become a common expression when trying to demonstrate the powerful implication of the gut and its influence. Is the gut the ‘second brain’, and is it connected physiologically to how we inherently function and work more than we know and understand?
How does the gut and microbiome impact the likes of the mind, immunity, sex, our eyes, amongst many other things, and why is this also important for those with IBD/IBS? The blog ‘What’s Gut Got To Do With it’ will try to explain all this, and what it means it terms of considerations for being gut healthy.
BEATING THE BLOAT
Getting ready for Summer swimwear season, or just conscious of the bloat at public events? Read this article to understand why gut health has a lot to do with how you can tackle bloating.