Gut Health Insights

Managing IBS

Managing IBS By Emeran Mayer, MD In the late 70s, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) became the quintessential disorder of brain gut interactions, almost 50 years before a major professional IBS organization, the ROME foundation, came to the same conclusion. Around 10% of the US population suffers from chronically recurring symptoms of abdominal pain, discomfort and …

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Can We Rejuvenate Our Brain Through a Fecal Microbial Transplant From a Young Individual?

Can We Rejuvenate Our Brain Through a Fecal Microbial Transplant From a Young Individual? By Emeran Mayer, MD While the gut microbiota has been implicated as an important regulator of host immunity, brain health and healthy aging, and age-related changes in the gut microbiome have been linked to cognitive decline and frailty in elderly populations …

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