Research Confirms Gut-Brain Connection in Autism

Joseph Mercola It’s widely known that autistic children often suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) problems, with those experiencing the worst GI problems often having the most severe cases of autism. Research con rms and further strengthens the theory that the gut plays an important role in the development of ASD. Gut dysfunction in autism may be […]

Gut Microbiome May Help or Hinder Defenses Against SARS-CoV-2

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Bianca Nogrady When SARS-CoV-2 first began rampaging around the world, it was thought to primarily affect the respiratory system. It soon became clear that the virus had more far-reaching effects, including on the gastrointestinal system and its bacterial symbionts.  One early study suggested that nearly 20 percent of patients with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection had gastrointestinal symptoms. That […]