Gut Brain Connection And Vagal Tone

Gut Brain Connection and Vagal Tone

Our digestive tract produces 90% of the body’s serotonin, which is a feels good chemical our body makes.  Our digestive system also has 70% of our immune cells.  Different stresses from emotional, chemical and physical can cause us to develop leaky gut.

Leaky gut in Denver can cause many different symptoms or even diseases, such as allergies, digestive issues, chronic fatigue and autoimmune disorders to name a few.  What can cause leaky gut?

Leaky gut can happen from C-section, antibiotics, drugs, poor diet, chronic stress, alcohol, altered vagal tone.

Treatment For Leaky Gut in Denver CO

When leaky gut progresses it can lead to leaky brain which is where more of the autoimmune reactions occur.  Stress affects the gut brain connection and the vagus nerve helps to keep the body balanced and when it is chronically stressed it will keep our body in a fight, flight or freeze state and not in a normal functional state.

Research has been done to implant a vagal nerve stimulator to help balance the nervous system, which can be one of the most critical pieces to help heal leaky brain and leaky gut.  The good news is that we can help balance the nervous system with vagal nerve stimulation without implants or surgery! J

We use computer aided technology in our office to see how well balanced your nervous system is to help provide a whole body approach to healing.

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Lifetime Wellness & Chiropractic
3400 East Bayaud Avenue #290
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 399-3569