Gut Health and Testosterone: Is There a Correlation?
I want you to think for just a moment of the word testosterone. What comes to mind? Maybe test boosters? Anabolics? Young men, who have what seems like a flood of natural testosterone flowing through their body? What if I tossed in gut health? You’d probably think I was crazy, right? Well, there’s actually a correlation between your gut health and your testosterone levels.
Gut-Brain Axis 101: Can Gut Health Improve Mental Health?
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Well, what if I told you that the way to his mental health is also through his stomach? Have you ever heard of the gut-brain axis? Probably not, right? And it’s a shame that this topic isn’t covered more often as it can help many people.
Cleaning Yourself Out - Taking Out the Trash in Your Gut
The human gut is involved in various activities that are essential for our overall health. Imbalances in gut microbiota can lead to some serious metabolic abnormalities and a variety of diseases. When it comes to improving gut health, prebiotics have become quite popular as an effective nonpharmacological approach to promote gut symbiosis and overall health.
Happy Gut, Happy Brain: Is There a Link Between Probiotics and the ENS?
Have you ever felt butterflies in your stomach or that feeling in your gut that you shouldn't do something? When we are nervous or overwhelmed, we are likely to get signals from our "second brain." No, it's not some scientific breakthrough that scientists have found a second brain in the human body that has never been discovered. Rather, hidden in the walls of our digestive system, this second brain or the brain in your gut, is changing medicine's understanding of how digestion, depression, mood swings, and even how we think are related to each other.