Is the brain connected to the gut?
In recent years, medical researchers have been discovering more about the link between gut health and overall health. This week's on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care," neurologist and author Dr. David Perlmutter talks about the idea that microbes in the gut could affect neurological conditions. Dr. Perlmutter writes about explores this connection in his book “Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – For Life.”
More of this interview can be heard on "Take Care," WRVO's health and wellness show Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m.
Support for this story comes from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York.