Gut Feelings: Gastropsychology offers fresh take on ‘dysregulated’ brain-gut crosstalk

As research evolves on the pivotal role the brain-gut connection plays in digestive diseases, so too has knowledge of how best to treat patients.While the exact pathogenesis of many digestive diseases remains largely unknown, scientific evidence points to disturbances in gut, brain and nervous system interaction that may cause changes to normal gastrointestinal tract function, producing symptoms that range from mildly inconvenient to severely debilitating. The traditional focus of abnormalities in motility and visceral sensation has shifted to include psychosocial distress as one of the mostRead More

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