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The Gastric Network – Stomach and Brain Work Together

The existence of the gastric network suggests a link between the automatic regulation of processes such as digestion, and spontaneous brain activity. ...

Microbiome – Diversity, Community and Health

With understanding and conscious interaction we can work with our microbes and enhance diversity both inside and outside our bodies. Diversity and community is the basis for health ...

The Microbiome Challenges our Concept of Self

The human is not a unitary entity but a dynamic and interactive community of human cells and microbial cells. Self is not a human trait but the product of complex interactions between human cells and a multitude of m ...

The Role of the Gastrointestinal Microbiota in Visceral Pain

Changes to the microbial environment in the gut as a consequence of illness, stress or injury can lead to a broad spectrum of physiological and behavioral effects. Both CNS and the peripheral nervous system associate ...

The Abdominal Brain – Enteric Nervous System

After a long hiatus the abdominal brain is back! Scientist in the last 30 years have begun to pick up on where Byron Robinson, Johannis Langley, and Edgar Cayce left off. Our Enteric Nervous System influences our bra ...

Leaky Gut, Leaky Brain – Tight Junction Dysfuntion

Dr Zach Bush gives us a comprehensive understanding of how our tight junctions are breaking down and creating inflammation in part due to Monsanto's glyphosate. ...

Craniosacral Therapy, Trauma and Coconut Water

Minerals are essential in detoxing the body after a powerful craniosacral therapy session which has released old patterns of trauma from your tissues and cells. Places which hold the cellular memory of trauma also co ...

Vagus Nerve Embryology / Development

Vagus Nerve Embryology / Development

Excerpts from The Second Brain by Michael D. Gershon, M.D. outline in detail how the vagal nerve cells in the gut migrate from the neural crest during fetal development. ...

Gut Microbiota: Mind-Altering Micro-Organisms

Excerpts from the research article Mind-altering microorganisms: the impact of the gut microbiota on brain and behavior, includes info on the vagus nerve. ...

Study: Craniosacral therapy and the Digestive System

Request for participants in upcoming direct-perception, biodynamic craniosacral therapy study on the digestive system and the connection between digestive disorders and the nervous system and brain function. ...

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