I think the Vagus nerve knows a whole lot more than the scientists do. I wish I had time to study it.
Vagus Nerve System
After disheartening weeks of climate chaos I sought news to combat depression. I found it in an unusual source: our guts. Gut bacteria and human health is a relatively new area of research. it began with incurable GI problems being treated by implanting fecal material from healthy folks Then studies began to look at the role our bacteria played in other diseases. Brain Maker, by Dr. Perlmutter, catalogs problems of a number of people who received heavy doses of antibacterial medicine as youth. They later developed a variety of diseases, but rapidly improved with introduction of probiotics. Yogurt aficionados proclaimed “We told you so.” I’ve fallen in love with Kombucha, good for gut beasties and tastes like ginger beer with a bite.
Science is now looking at the connection with mental health. Anecdotal evidence supports the value of probiotics for depressed persons.
From Psychology Today: “There is growing…
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