The Benefits of Vagal Nerve Stimulation on Gut Health

beneifts of vagus nerve on gut health

You have most likely heard of the Gut brain Axis, referring to the bidirectional communication between the central nervous system (brain) and the enteric nervous system (gut), linking emotional and cognitive centres of the brain with peripheral intestinal function. But do you know much about the Vagus nerve that’s responsible for connecting them? The vagus nerve aka […]

Why is Good Gut Bacteria so Important?

gut dysbiosis

Before we talk about why it’s important, let’s talk a little about what is gut flora.  Gut flora simply refers to the bacteria that live within our digestive tract.  The digestive tract consists of billions of bacteria from over 1,000 different species, with a combined weight of 1-1.5kgs.  The highest concentration of bacteria is found […]