Brain Gut Connection

It’s no surprise that the gut and brain communicate with each other.

When our emotions or stress rise, we often first feel this in our gut, before it's processed in our brains.

The digestive system is very complex in terms of its production of neurotransmitters, including serotonin. The gut has specialized cells that release serotonin. It is believed that most of our serotonin is produced in the gut.

Medications work specifically on serotonin receptors to help with migraine pain. The gut has at least seven different receptors that respond to serotonin.

The challenge with headache meds is over long term there can be side effects.

Food allergies, often considered hidden since they are not obvious to many are often a key factor in reducing headaches.

To tie this all together, a healthy digestive system will likely produce an adequate amount of neurotransmitters to keep one from experiencing digestive pain, and even migraine pain.

One of the most ancient systems of healing known to mankind, Ayurveda, originating in India, believes that longevity is linked to the strength of one's digestive system.

Eating a diet that is Ayurvedic and matches your mind-body type and excludes foods that you have an intolerance to can strengthen your digestive tract, improve serotonin production. This can lead to a healthier, more optimal brain. Once you’ve switched up your nutrition, take Life 9 each evening to restore the gut lining. Be sure to add in an enzymes in the morning, like EssentialZyme. Even taking essential oils like Fennel, Lemon and DiGize can strengthen and repair the belly creating a better chance for less headaches.

For a clearer picture on Ayurvedic body types, I’ve enjoyed this site-


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