Gut and brain connection

Who hasn’t felt a knot in their stomach in the days and hours before a major event? Or had butterflies in it when falling in love? A number of everyday expressions concerning our state of mind include the word “stomach”. These expressions illustrate the importance of the interactions between the brain and the gut. Due to its numerous nerve connections, the digestive system communicates closely with the brain, affecting our physical and mental wellbeing…

Seasonal digestive troubles

The summer season, a time to relax, to escape and to focus on overall wellbeing, is not always a good time for the health of intestinal flora. Many people suffer from digestive discomfort and intestinal disorders during their holiday-break and even after when they come back.