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Facebook Live on January 7, 2021

The role of gut health in depression and lack of motivation

Research is increasingly establishing the role of poor gut health in depression, lack of motivation, and other mood and brain-based disorders. Breakdowns in gut health can manifest in multiple ways, including as leaky gut (intestinal permeability), endotoxemia, loss of oral tolerance, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, poor gallbladder function, lack of microbiome diversity, and so on. All of these factors can impact brain health, causing symptoms. Dr. Kharrazian explains these concepts in this video and answers questions from viewers.