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How the bacteria in your gut affect your mind and body

Have you ever felt “butterflies in your stomach,” or made a “gut decision”?

That might have been your “second brain”  otherwise known as your gut  talking. Our guts are composed of over 100 trillion bacteria and about 100 million nerve cells line the entire gastrointestinal tract. The gut and brain are often communicating with each other along what’s known as the gut-brain axis.

Both mental and physical health  from Alzheimer’s disease to depression  can be affected by the health of our guts. Recent scientific research has shown the numerous ways our guts work and heal.

 

4D Pharma plc (LON:DDDD) is a world leader in the development of live biotherapeutics, a novel and emerging class of drugs, defined by the FDA as biological products that contain a live organism, such as a bacteria, that is applicable to the prevention, treatment or cure of a disease.

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