Tracing the Brain-To-Gut Connection

Using rabies virus injected into the stomach of rats, researchers trace the nerves back to the brain and find distinct ‘fight or flight’ and ‘rest and digest’ circuits. These results explain how mental states can affect the gut, and present new ways to treat gastrointestinal problems.

The Second Brain: Trust Your Gut

The Second Brain: Trust Your Gut Leslie E. Korn Go to the download (members free) There is no doubt that nutrition affects mental health. Poor nutrition leads to and exacerbates mental illness. Optimal nutrition prevents and treats mental illness. Note the word...

The Body in Stress & Trauma

The Body in Stress & Trauma Robert Scaer Go to the download (members free) The brain and the body are parts of a common interactive system. Any outside stimulus or input to the brain must first be registered by the sensory organ systems of the body, and the brain...