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February 27, 2018

Hi everyone. A few weekends ago I attended a conference that explored the relationship between the gut-brain axis. What does that mean? It means whatever is happening in our bowels directly impacts our brain. Take a minute and think about the magnitude of this connection.

Lets think of someone who suffers from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), Celiac, Crohn's or anyone that has a sensitivity or allergy to a food. Each time they eat something that their body doesn't tolerate, there is an immediate histamine response, which causes an influx of inflammation in their bowels. We consider this a local-level inflammatory response. We all know that the body is very inter-connected and so this local inflammation soon becomes systemic, which directly targets your brain.

You may think, "well I don’t struggle with any of those conditions", but have you ever experienced bad gas, bloating, general muscle aches or a headache after a meal? What about feeling fatigued, foggy or slower c...

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