Send Anti-Anxiety & Anti-Depression Signals To Your Brain
How many times have you heard someone say something like,
"That movie scared the *#$% out of me!"
Getting the you-know-what scared out of you is a common funny expression, but believe it or not, that silly saying is based in fact.
You see, there is a complex, powerful network between your state of physical health and your state of mind.
This network is the reason that a large percentage of people who have psychological problems or are heavily stressed also have digestive issues.
And conversely, people with GI problems are more likely than others to have a psychological challenge.
There are three different branches of this mental/physical network and each is equally important:
Branch 1) The brain-gut connection
First there is a little thing called the brain-gut axis.
You see, there is a series of chemical and electrical signals that continuously pass between the central nervous system (your brain) and the gastrointestinal system (your gut).
What affects one directly affects the other.
Many experts even call the gut your "second brain."
The brain-gut connection is the reason why you feel butterflies in your stomach when you're nervous, or get diarrhea when you're worried or upset.
It's also the reason conditions like anxiety and IBS frequently go hand in hand.
Branch 2) The nutrient connection
Nutrition is not only vital for your physical health, but your state of mind as well.
Lacking certain essential nutrients can have devastating psychological consequences. It is for people all over the world.
Here are some examples:
Zinc is needed only in small amounts, but it's crucial to your mental well-being. It plays a role in at least 80 different enzyme reactions and is a brain neurotransmitter, helping your brain send messages to different areas of the body.
Zinc deficiency can lead to irritability, chronic anger and poor memory, among other things.
2- Vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 is involved in over 100 different enzyme reactions in your body, including the all-important one that converts the amino acid tryptophan to serotonin (your body's natural antidepressant).
So it's no surprise that experts estimate that 95% of your body's serotonin is found in your digestive tract!
Vitamin B6 deficiency is VERY serious and can lead to irritability, depression and confusion, as well as a weakened immune system.
3- EFAs (essential fatty acids)
Your body uses EFAs to repair cell membranes, absorb nutrients, expel harmful wastes and produce hormones.
Deficiencies in EFAs have been linked to schizophrenia, depression and decreased memory.
Magnesium is needed for several enzyme reactions, calcium and potassium absorption, bone formation and nerve transmissions.
A low magnesium level is linked to attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), autism, depression, fatigue and learning disabilities.
Branch 3) The gut flora connection
Chronic stress and/or anxiety causes the protective mucosal barrier in your gut wall to become less effective at defending your body against harmful bacteria and dangerous pathogens.
That's why you seem to catch viruses or infections easier when you're under stress or very upset -- at those times, your body literally cannot fight them off as well.
Take care of your body AND mind
Although the network between body and mind is undeniable, unfortunately many members of the mainstream medical community have not caught on and/or refused to acknowledge this fact...and simply give their patients medications for their symptoms.
What that means is potentially millions of people are taking prescription drugs for GI problems and/or anxiety and depression which are doing little or no good at all.
And they're likely suffering horrendous side effects to boot!
If you're one of these people, listen up. Because a whole new world of relief can open up for you when you take care of your mind-body network.
I can help you do just that with these 3 very effective suggestions:
1- Get your nutrients
Getting essential nutrients for your body and mind not only involves eating good-for-you foods, but also ensuring that your digestion is efficient so that your body can actually ABSORB and USE those nutrients.
The Great Taste No Pain system will help you achieve both of these important goals.
The GTNP manuals not only give you delicious suggestions for enjoying healthy, nutrient-loaded foods, but they also show you how to pair your foods for easy digestion and maximum nutrient absorption.
2- Supplement with Omega-3 EFAs
Omega-3 EFAs are SO crucial to physical and mental health, but sadly the average person is seriously deficient in these essential nutrients.
It didn't used to be that way. Back in our grandparents' day all the Omega-3 EFAs they needed were obtained naturally from their diets.
But because of the current prevalence of processed foods, vegetable oils, farm-raised fish and meat from grain-fed animals (which are heavy in Omega-6 EFAs but have few or no Omega-3 EFAs), most people are lacking the Omega-3 EFAs their minds and bodies so desperately need.
That's why supplementation with a high quality Omega-3 fish oil formula like VitalMega-3 can make such a difference in your physical AND mental health.
VitalMega-3 is a top-notch, pharmaceutical-grade fish oil formula that delivers a much-needed 1,200 mg of Omega-3s in every daily two-capsule serving.
3- Keep a healthy flora balance
Stress clearly takes its toll on your gut, which in turn can harm your physical health, which then can affect you mentally!
But Super Shield probiotic formula can help you strengthen your gut wall and stop this mind/body sickness cycle.
One of Super Shield's 13 superior bacteria strains, Bifidobacteria lactis, has been shown to have high adhesion to the human mucus in the intestinal lining. That means it will stick to your colon wall and keep it strong and protective.
In addition, Super Shield also contains Lactobacillus rhamnosus. This strain has been shown to stimulate antibody production and enhance phagocytosis, one of your body's weapons for destroying invaders.
It also helps strengthen the gut-barrier function, and can even have beneficial impact on autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and allergies.
It's been said that, "If you don't have your health, you don't have anything."
Nothing is more important than good physical AND mental health.
Take care of your body and mind now. You couldn't do anything nicer for yourself.
To your health,
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PPS: Vicki is ending 20 years of antidepressants and a lifetime of constipation!
I have been on antidepressants for almost 20 years, with my doctor telling me I would need to be on them for the rest of my life & I would NEVER COME OFF THEM!
It took me 12 months to wean off them & I was only off them for 2 weeks & BANG, overnight I went downhill feeling more depressed than ever.
Back to the doctor who told me off for coming off them in the first place & gave me another script for the same medication. Within 2 weeks of starting my medication again I was feeling better (of course I was but back to the side effects that go with it!).
My doctor referred me to a psychologist & in the referral letter she stated "Vicki realises she will never come off her medication" (what a lie).
I was more determined than EVER to get off them this time!
Since coming across your site I have made the following changes:
- Changed my eating habits to the Great Taste No Pain plan along with going Gluten Free
- Saw a Psychologist
- Began taking probiotics
- Started meditation
- Participated in the "Alpha" course at my local church
Over the last 3 months I have slowly started feeling better & have been off my antidepressants for over a month now!
Plus, I am no longer constipated as I have been most of my life.
I believe I still have a long way to go I'm hoping that eventually I will also overcome my aches, pains & stiff joints that the doctor says is arthritis & getting old! I'm a 52 year old female.
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