The Heal Your Gut Summit starts this week and runs through January 25th.
Gut dysfunction can be linked to virtually every disease and can cause conditions like autoimmunity, fatigue, depression, anxiety and panic attacks, food sensitivities, chronic pain, allergies and many more. These conditions are by and large preventable.
Here is the line-up of speakers and great topics on day 5 of the summit.
And some snippets from the Gut-Brain Connection by Dr. Jill Carnahan
What does the gut or stool have to do with my mood?” But as you and I know, there’s a ton of connection here.
And what we know is the composition of the gut microbiome has such a profound effect on the brain. And it talks back and forth, bi-directionally through the vagus nerve. So those gut microbes produce chemicals and cytokines and things that actually talk to the brain through the vagus nerve.
… So what I do is I will test. And I will do organic urinary acids to look at nutritional components and gut microbe markers and heavy metals and fatty acids and get a picture overall. Again, if there’s excess toxic or if something’s missing, and then, I’ll also do a stool profile. And those two pieces of data are core on every single new patient that I see.
And lipopolysaccharide may be one of the most potent triggers, not only for immune inflammation and autoimmunity, but also for depression. And this study after study after study is linking this LPS and depression and anxiety, as well.
So what happens is those excess microbes in the small bowels can create an inflammatory condition where there’s permeability along the lining of the gut. And then those LPS molecules leak into the bloodstream and create this inflammatory cytokine storm.
So TNF-alpha, IL-6, and IL-2, and some of these cytokines will start the process of inflammation. And we know now that many, many, many cases, if not all cases of depression, inflammation is underlined. So this is one of those triggers from the gut that’s creating inflammation and immune dysfunction and leading to depression and anxiety.
Here is the line-up of speakers and great topics on day 7 of the summit.
And some snippets from the What You Must Know about Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) by Dr. Datis Kharrazian:
Basically what happens is that there’s a valve between the small intestine and large intestine. And bacteria that’s in the large intestine move or translocate into the small intestine. And then we have this abnormal group of bacteria that should only be in the large intestine now in the small intestine. When people get this translocation of bacteria, or this movement of bacteria from their large intestine into their small intestine, that’s called small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
… when this happens, this creates this vicious cycle that has consequences in the brain, that has consequences on the immune system
…there are some clear papers in the scientific literature that show that when people take NS medications like protein pump inhibitors, they’re at high risk for developing SIBO. And some have said as high as 50% to 80% of people that take antacid medications on a chronic basis end up with some aspect of SIBO.
…we know that the vagal motor nuclei, for example, that controls gut motility in the gut and controls valves that are so critical for things like SIBO, is just saturated with thyroid receptors. So when people become hypothyroid, we know that motility can really be compromised
Join us for this fabulous upcoming online event that is being hosted by: Dr. Josh Axe, who specializes in functional medicine; Donna Gates, the international best-selling author of The Body Ecology Diet and Dr. Eric L. Zielinski, a sought-after natural health educator, motivational speaker and author, and host of the well-known Essential Oils Summit.
You can register here for the Healthy Gut Summit here https://ju127.isrefer.com/go/healyourgutreg/trudyscottcn/