Video: How the Gut can Affect the Mind

How the gut can affect the mind

Here is a TedX talk that beautifully introduces the research that I have been doing over the past few years in how bacteria in the gut can affect the brain and our emotions, and when unbalanced can even cause anxiety. This is a great introduction to how unbalanced bacteria can …

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The Sugar and Anxiety Link

Sugar has become the target of many health crusades over the past few years with it being blamed for obesity, premature aging, and diabetes among many other things. The question here today though is can sugar trigger anxiety? Well it has certainly been shown through national studies that countries with high …

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How Smoking Can Affect Anxiety

It is a common fallacy today, among smokers at least, that smoking reduces anxiety and makes you more relaxed. While It may seem to do so in the short term during the actual intake of cigarette smoke, it is actually only the cessation of withdrawal pangs that gives the impression …

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