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  • Writer's pictureDr. Mark D. Gomez

Healthy gut, healthy mind: Connecting the two

The human microbiome includes trillions of microorganisms—viruses and bacteria—that live in and on us.

They’re involved in digestion and vitamin synthesis. They help tell our bodies what to fight and what not to fight.

We know our mind can affect how our gut feels. (Ever get a “knot” in your stomach when you’re nervous?). You’d be surprised by how closely the mind and gut work together. So, what’s the connection?

Click here for my interview with board-certified gastroenterologist Shivani Kiriluk, D.O. where we discuss the gut-brain connection in Episode 16!

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