The fact that the intestine is our second brain is no longer a new concept.
The enteric nervous system of the digestive system contains 500 million neurons and represents a real autonomous system that affects the central nervous system (brain and marrow).
Many people suffer from depression, hypersensitivity, intestinal dysbiosis, intestinal irregularities, being overweight, which are all factors that affect our well-being.
Although several of the listed disorders are sometimes associated with neurological processes, the central nervous system is not always the only one responsible as it interacts with the whole physiological system of the person.
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Difficulties in concentration
- Increase, loss (rarely) or difficulty in weight control
- Hyperactivity or motor retardation
- Moody or depressed
These are the typical symptoms of an intestine that does not work optimally.
These alterations are often associated with deficiencies in the gut microbiota (the set of micro-organisms found in our intestines), which carries out and contributes to numerous physiological activities; from synthesising nutrients and vitamins, to helping the digestion of the food we ingest, to modulating the levels of hormones, cortisol, and adrenaline, which when high contribute to stress.
The Immune system, which is of the greatest importance through the Covid-19 epidemic especially, is found in the intestine. A nonperforming intestine is a facilitator of diseases!
Various diagnostic solutions have been developed on these scientific considerations and patient needs: microbiota and intestinal permeability tests carried out on patients suffering of depression, stress and overweight revealed serious deficiencies and alterations affecting mood, basal metabolism, immune system, neuroendocrine and the neural system.
Intestinal tests are not invasive, just a self blood sample with a finger prick and a urine sample to be able to have a complete overview of health conditions of our intestines and are therefore suitable for every type of patient of any age.
The rehabilitative treatment is often "simply" based on the assumption of prebiotics and probiotics, not medicines, that combined with a food rehabilitation program and moderate exercise allow you to regain intestinal well-being, the physical form but also the serenity of the gut.
We offer several personalised tests on the microbiota and intolerance's that have already solved dozens of cases of patients "apparently" suffering of "pathologies" that instead were attributable to a low-performing intestine and an altered microbiota.
Once the intestine has been fixed, the other disorders have disappeared or fallen to manageable levels with proper nutrition and simple natural remedies, regulating and optimising the metabolism of the person allowing him\her to control their weight more easily.
This topic would certainly deserve more space and insight that our consultants will be happy to provide you during an informative interview without commitment focused on your needs.
Dr.Fabrizio Reggiani & Andy Taylor
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