Gut-Brain Connection

Orange TreeEvidence for the gut-brain connection is overwhelming, but the need for public awareness as it refers to chronic pain or CRPS / RSD leaves something to be desired — as are good articles written in layman’s terms. I am currently in the process of digging around for compelling and easy-to-follow material, hoping to find sources that use narrative or metaphor that get the point across. Stay tuned.

 

 

 

The Other Brain Also Deals with Many Woes
New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/23/health/23gut.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
Naturopathic Doctor News & Review (NDNR)
SIBO associated with CRPS, among other diseases; treatment for SIBO could help CRPS / RSD symptoms
http://ndnr.com/gastrointestinal/small-intestine-bacterial-overgrowth-2/
For detailed information on SIBO:
http://www.siboinfo.com/

Gut-brain Link Grabs Neuroscientists
Nature – International Weekly Journal of Science
http://www.nature.com/news/gut-brain-link-grabs-neuroscientists-1.16316

The Second Brain
http://www.amazon.com/The-Second-Brain-Groundbreaking-Understanding/dp/0060930721

Think Twice: How the Gut’s “Second Brain” Influences Mood & Wellbeing
Scientific American
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/gut-second-brain/

Gut Instincts: The Secrets of Your Second Brain
Neuroscience Stuff
http://neurosciencestuff.tumblr.com/post/38271759345/gut-instincts-the-secrets-of-your-second-brain

Some Scientists Are Calling This the Second Brain
Study Finds Probiotics Directly Affect Brain Function
http://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/10/26/the-brain-gut-connection-for-mental-well-being/

Changing Gut Bacteria Through Diet Affects Brain Function
UCLA Newsroom, Science & Technology
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/changing-gut-bacteria-through-245617

Brain Maker
The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal & Protect Your Brain for Life
by David Perlmutter
http://www.amazon.com/Brain-Maker-Power-Microbes-Protect/dp/0316380105

Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ
The secrets & science of our digestive system
by Giulia Enders
http://www.amazon.com/Gut-Inside-Story-Bodys-Underrated/dp/1771641495

The Truth About Poo: We’re Doing It Wrong
The Guardian: The gut-brain connection offering at least as much promise as stem cell research
http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/may/18/truth-about-poo-doing-it-wrong-giulia-enders-squatting

The Gut’s Power: (the brain is not our sole ruler)
Maclean’s Magazine
http://www.macleans.ca/society/health/the-interview-scientist-giulia-enders-on-the-guts-power/

Educate Your Immune System
New York Times: Importance of gut microbial diversity in sculpting the immune system & preventing hyperactivity typical of autoimmune disorders
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/05/opinion/sunday/educate-your-immune-system.html?emc=edit_th_20160605&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=26590913&_