The Perfect Stool: Understanding and Healing the Gut Microbiome – Episode 30 Show Notes

Food for Thought: Mental Health and the Gut

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What’s the relationship between the brain and the gut? What does our digestive health have to do with depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns? Can we improve our mental health by improving our gut health? Learn about the complicated relationship between the brain and the gut, the cyclicality of the gut-brain axis, the roles specific gut bacteria have in creating neurotransmitters in the brain, and much more with Certified Health Coach Lindsey Parsons, EdD.

Lindsey Parsons, EdD, your host, helps clients solve gut issues, reverse autoimmune disease and type 2 diabetes naturally and lose weight without cutting calories or cutting out major food groups. She’s a Certified Health Coach at High Desert Health in Tucson, Arizona. She coaches clients locally and nationwide. You can also follow Lindsey on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest or reach her via email at lindsey@highdeserthealthcoaching.com or set up a free 1-hour Healthy and Sustainable Weight Loss/Health Restoration Breakthrough Session.

Gut Health Coaching Program with Lindsey

Autoimmune Disease Reversal Coaching with Lindsey

Lindsey’s Fullscript Dispensary

Lindsey’s Wellevate Dispensary

Health Coaching Breakthrough Session with Lindsey

Functional Health and Nutrition Review with Lindsey

Lindsey’s Gut Healing Facebook Group

Lindsey’s Healthy and Sustainable Weight Loss Tucson Facebook Group

Tucson Reversing Autoimmune Disease Together Meetup and Facebook Group

Links to Lindsey’s affiliate shops, lab tests and recommended products

Lindsey Parsons’ web site: High Desert Health and lindsey@highdeserthealthcoaching.com

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2019 study published in Nature Microbiology linking gut health and depression

Systematic review of studies on major depressive disorder and the gut microbiome

Study assessing the ability of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium to produce stomach acid (γ-aminobutyric acid or GABA) associated with depression

Study detailing the role of specific gut bacteria in creating neurotransmitters which affect our mood

Controlled clinical trial on patients with major depressive disorders that helped validate the existence of an immune response to LPS or lipopolysaccharide

Systematic review study from 2019 examining evidence to support improvement of anxiety symptoms by regulating the intestinal microbiota

2019 study published in Science Advances found that patients with schizophrenia had lower microbiome diversity and marked disturbances of gut microbial composition versus healthy controls

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