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Why Your Gut is Considered a Second Brain

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Why Your Gut is Considered a Second Brain

If you're familiar with holistic medicine, you may have already heard the opinion that your gut is considered a second brain. It's true that your stomach doesn't have brain waves—and isn't making decisions for you—but it positively can influence your overall wellbeing. When illness arises, many who practice holistic medicine look at the gut for answers. Neurons in the …