The Microbiome-Mind Connection + A Patient’s Wellness Journey

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In this special episode, part of our "Mental Health Is Physical Health" series, I sit down with members of my team to discuss everyone's favorite wellness topic: gut health and the mind-body connection. From lesser-known symptoms of an underlying gut problem, how to decipher your bowel movements, the stress-trauma-gut-brain health connection, to the best antimicrobials, we go over everything you've ever wanted (+ need) to know about your gut microbiome and mood health. Plus, we break down how incorporating mindfulness could be the key to overcoming digestive distress and having balance. Plus, a vulnerable conversation with one of our patients gives you an inside, personal look on what it really looks like to find vibrant wellness.

A few of my favorite things we cover this episode:

  • How underlying gut issues may be affecting your microbiome through unsuspected symptoms
  • Why your bowel movements may be not as regular as you once thought
  • A look into the health benefits of natural antimicrobials and how they can help restore your gut’s health
  • The importance of incorporating mindfulness practices around your food consumption

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Dr. Will Cole

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Dr. Will Cole, DNM, IFMCP, DC is a leading functional medicine expert who consults people around the globe, starting one of the first functional medicine telehealth centers in the world. Named one of the top 50 functional and integrative doctors in the nation, Dr. Will Cole provides a functional medicine approach for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, and brain problems. He is the host of the popular The Art Of Being Well podcast and the New York Times bestselling author of Intuitive Fasting, Ketotarian, The Inflammation Spectrum and the brand new book Gut Feelings: Healing the Shame-Fueled Relationship Between What You Eat and How You Feel.