The gut-brain axis is a bi-directional link between the brain and digestive tract. It links the 2 intimately, defining how emotions and digestion share a reciprocal relationship. On the one hand, our emotions can impact how we digest our food. A classic example of this is in the relationship between stress and irritable bowel syndrome(IBS). … Continue reading Gut-brain axis 101: Understanding how the brain and gut chat
Category: Immune function
Thymic involution causes immune decline. We just found out how to reverse it.
Thymic involution is a primary driver of the age-related decline of our immune system. It makes us more likely to get sick, experience a severe infection, and pushes us towards autoimmune disease. A strong immune system does a lot for your overall health. The thymus is a particularly important organ for doing all the above. … Continue reading Thymic involution causes immune decline. We just found out how to reverse it.