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The Connection Between Gut Issues and a Dysregulated Nervous System

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Your body is an intricate system where every biological process and every organ is interconnected. This means that the health of one thing often influences the health of another — one example being the connection between your gut health and your nervous system. The Gut-Brain Axis To understand the link between gut issues and your nervous system, it's crucial to understand the concept of the gut-brain axis. This bidirectional communication system connects the gut and the brain, allowing them to influence each other's functions. The gut, often referred to as the "second brain," houses a complex network of neurons known as the enteric nervous system (ENS)....

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Conditions That Can Be Managed By Regulating Your Nervous System

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A dysregulated nervous system underlies multiple common health problems, including mental health issues, autoimmune disorders, and thyroid conditions. Additionally, a dysregulated nervous system exacerbates the symptoms of many illnesses — this list ranges from ADHD and depression to hashimoto's and graves' disease. Your nervous system is designed to react to threats and stressors in short bursts. But when you're exposed to ongoing stress, they become chronically activated. And this chronic activation will result in dysregulation, where your body's stress response systems fail to properly go from 'on' to 'off'.  Typically, stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline are meant to be released and then quickly...

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12 Signs Your Nervous System Is Shutdown

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Your nervous system is a remarkable and intricate system that constantly works to regulate and coordinate your body's functions. And while that remarkable and intricate system is designed to function seamlessly, there are times when it can become overwhelmed. When this overwhelm happens, the nervous system can, essentially, shutdown. A nervous system shutdown can happen due to a multitude of reasons, but the one we're seeing most in younger generations now-a-days is from chronic stress. When you're chronically stressed, your body gets flooded with the stress hormone cortisol — and cortisol heavily impacts your nervous system's ability to function properly. How Chronic Stress Triggers Your...

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Taking Control: How to Regulate Your Nervous System When Stressed

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Stress can be overwhelming. And if it's not managed correctly, it can lead to both physical and mental issues. But there ARE ways to take control of your nervous system to help regulate your stress levels.  Understanding the Nervous System The nervous system is one of the most important systems in your body. It's responsible for receiving and transmitting signals from all across your body so that you can think, move, and interact with your environment. And without a properly functioning nervous system, your body would not be able to run as smoothly as it does. Thankfully, you have ways...

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