Posts Tagged ‘gut’

I haven’t read the primary literature that describes this observation, but the finding that gut bacteria, through some mode of ¬†chemical signaling can modulate the neurochemistry of the organism has been an increasingly published area of research.

This study and others like it lend support to the idea of a microbiome-gut-brain axis. The hypothesis that a …

Another publication identifying a role for gut bacteria and neurotransmitter action. This bacteria was found to secrete large amounts of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) an inhibitory neurotransmitter of the CNS and enteric nervous system. ¬†I’ve posted about the role of gut flora and the CNS in recent days past.

Check out the short summary of the research …