Your gut isn’t called your “second brain” for nothing: it directly affects brain health.

Most of us haven’t been taught much about how to take care of gut health nor why our gut health matters greatly for ADHD.

But studies increasingly show the powerful connection between the gut microbiome—the ecosystem of bacteria and other “critters” that thrive in our intestinal tract—and everything from depression & anxiety to levels of neurotransmitters like dopamine in our brains.

Today, we talk about ways to help your gut become healthier, the importance and care of the vagus nerve which connects your gut to your brain, and Dana shares a powerful story about her own struggles with depression and how she was able to greatly improve her functioning by making some simple changes.

You don’t want to miss a minute of this episode!

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