Erica and Susan

The Gut-Brain Axis – Stress, Pain, and Balance

Oct 20, 2022 | Gut | 0 comments

Join Susan as she shares a segment from a course she teaches on GI Dysfunction.  This clip is dedicated to the Gut-Brain Axis and why the complex interactions can have such a direct effect on the behavior of the movement, endocrine, nervous and visceral systems.  It is all about balance and the direct need to make sense of input and the actions necessary.

A glance at this episode:

  • [0:40] Susan shares an old story about working top down
  • [1:50] Sympathetic and parasympathetic pathways
  • [2:35] The vagal pathway
  • [3:48] Susan discusses ‘eye brain’ vs. ‘old brain’
  • [4:55] The limbic system
  • [6:01] ‘Gut brain’
  • [8:08] An example of serotonin working at its best
  • [10:23] All of the things that can influence the gut

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